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==Algebra I==
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===Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto, Fall 2009===
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===Text===
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Freidberg, Insel, Spence. <u>Linear Algebra, 4e</u>. New Jersy: Pearson Education Inc, 2003.<br>
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===Further Resources===
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* [http://www.math.toronto.edu/undergrad/ Undergraduate Information] at the [http://www.math.toronto.edu/ UofT Math Department]
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* [http://www.artsandscience.utoronto.ca/ofr/calendar/crs_mat.htm Undergraduate Course Descriptions].
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* [http://www.math.toronto.edu/murnaghan/courses/mat240/index.html Last year's MAT240 web site].
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* [[06-240|My 2006 Math 240 web site]].
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* [http://www.math.toronto.edu/~megumi/MAT240/240.html The 2005 MAT240 site].
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===Interesting Links===
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* [http://aix1.uottawa.ca/~jkhoury/app.htm Interesting Linear Algebra Applications]
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* [http://linear.ups.edu/jsmath/latest/fcla-jsmath-latest.html Free Alternative Online Linear Algebra Textbook]
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* [http://math.mit.edu/linearalgebra/ gilbert strang's linear algebra text]
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* [http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Linear_Algebra wiki linear algebra text]
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* [http://www.rose-hulman.edu/~bryan/googleFinalVersionFixed.pdf "The $25,000,000,000 Eigenvector" - The first half and parts of the second half are accessible given only MAT240.]
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* [http://www.ted.com/talks/arthur_benjamin_does_mathemagic.html Mathemagic - Just for fun :p]

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Contents

Algebra I

Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto, Fall 2009

Agenda: Understand linear algebra, the simplest algebra there is, and come to appreciate that simplest is also the most fundamental.

Hidden Agenda: Learn (by example) how "real" math is done: abstraction and generalization, definitions, theorems and proofs.

Instructor: Dror Bar-Natan, drorbn@math.toronto.edu, Bahen 6178, 416-946-5438. Office hours: by appointment.

Classes: Tuesdays 1-3 and Thursdays 1-2 at MP 103.

Teaching Assistants
Teaching Assistants: Alan Lai and Nevena Francetic.

Tutorials: Thursdays 2:15-4 at UC 144 if the last digit of your student number is even, and at GB 248 if it is odd. No tutorials on the first week of classes.

TA Consultation Hours: Monday 6PM-8PM and Thursdays 11AM-1PM at Bahen 6283.

Text

Freidberg, Insel, Spence. Linear Algebra, 4e. New Jersy: Pearson Education Inc, 2003.

Further Resources

Interesting Links