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Syllabus LINEAR ALGEBRA A - 71747
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Last update 20-08-2018
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 Email: guni.orshan@mail.huji.ac.ill

Coordinator Office Hours: Sunday 13:00-14:00

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
 
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