Courses Bachelor Display 2020-2021

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Course title Linear Algebra
Course code EBC1008
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
1 31-8-2020 16-10-2020 L X
2 26-10-2020 4-12-2020 L X
Level Introductory
Coordinator Thijs Jansen
For more information: m.jansen@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
Learn the concepts and techniques in the field of linear algebra that are prerequisite for ‘probability theory’, ‘(applied) statistics’, ‘mathematical economics’ and ‘operations research’.
Obtain the right attitude with respect to (abstract) mathematics.
Learn to write down a correct mathematical reasoning .
Learn to give (simple) proofs.
Description
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT METHOD(S) USED IN THIS COURSE IS WITH RESERVATION. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HERE IS BASED ON THE COURSE SETUP PRIOR TO THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS. AS A CONSEQUENCE OF THE CRISIS, COURSE COORDINATORS MAY BE FORCED TO CHANGE THE TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT METHODS USED. THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEACHING/ASSESSMENT METHOD(S) WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE COURSE SYLLABUS.

Operations with vectors and matrices, systems of linear equations, vector spaces, eigenvalues, linear mappings and geometry with vectors.
Literature
Syllabus.
Prerequisites
- Perform basic arithmetic operations and simplify algebraic expressions.
- Perform basic arithmetic operations with fractions.
- Solve simple (in)equalities.
Teaching methods Lecture / Assignment
Assessment methods Participation / Written Exam
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research Year 1 Compulsory Course(s)