MATH 1152 [0.5 credit] Introductory Algebra I
Properties of numbers. Modular arithmetic. Fields, including complex numbers and finite fields. Vector spaces. Matrix algebra. Solutions of linear systems. Linear dependence. Spanning sets. Bases. Subspaces. The rank-nullity theorem. Linear transformations. An emphasis is placed on proofs and theory.
Prerequisite(s): i) Grade 12 Mathematics: Advanced Functions, and Grade 12 Mathematics: Calculus and Vectors, with grades of at least 75% in each; or MATH 0005, MATH 0006, and MATH 0107 with grades of at least B in each; or equivalents; and ii) MATH 1800 (may be taken concurrently); or permission of the School of Mathematics and Statistics.
Lectures three hours a week, tutorial one and a half hours a week.
...either (i) MATH 1052 [0.5] and MATH 1152 [0.5] , or (ii) MATH 1007...