Math 210-01: Linear Algebra: Reading Homework 1.3--2.1
- Applications of Systems of Linear Equations :
- Polynomial Curve Fitting : what are we doing in the course of polynomial curve fitting? how do systems of linear equations arise in this context? what are the variables in the equations?
- translation : how does the book obtain a ``nicer'' polynomial when faced with large x-values?
- application : what galactic application does the book fit a polynomial for? what important lesson do we learn from this example?
- Network Analysis : what is a network in this context?
- Matrices and Operations with Matrices : who was Arther Cayley? what careers did he pursue?
- Notation and Equality : how do we denote matrices? what is true about the elements of equal matrices?
- Operations : how are matrices added? how are the entries of a matrix changed by scalar multiplication?
- Multiplication : how are the rows and columns of matrices combined in matrix multiplication?
- commutivity : is the product of matrices, A B, the same as B A?
- linear systems : how is a linear system of equations written as a matrix equation?
- linear combinations : what is a linear combination of column matrices?
Math 210-01: Linear Algebra: Reading Homework 1.3--2.1
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