HU Credits:
3
Degree/Cycle:
1st degree (Bachelor)
Responsible Department:
Environmental Economics & Management
Semester:
1st Semester
Teaching Languages:
Hebrew
Campus:
Rehovot
Course/Module Coordinator:
Guni Orshan
Coordinator Office Hours:
Sunday 13:0014:00
Teaching Staff:
Dr. Guni Orshan
Course/Module description:
Solution of linear equations, The gaussian method of elimination, vectors ,inverse matrix, determinants, applications in economy.
Course/Module aims:
Studying the basic concepts of Linear Algebra enables to understand its applications in sciences. In particular it refers to applications in the economics studies.
Learning outcomes  On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
Solve linear system of equations. Calculate determinants.
Relate dependence/independence of vectors to the relevant system of linear equations.
Find the inverse matrix if exists.
Relate the linear algebra to its applications in sciences, in particular the ones required in the economics studies, when linear behavior of the relevant functions is in issue.
Attendance requirements(%):
100
Teaching arrangement and method of instruction:
Lecture + exercise
Course/Module Content:
Solution of linear equations, The gaussian method of elimination, vectors ,inverse matrix, determinants, applications in economy.
Required Reading:
None
Additional Reading Material:
Linear Algebra 20109 (in Hebrew), The Open University of Israel.
Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 90 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 0 %
Project work 0 %
Assignments 10 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %
Additional information:
none
