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hba
 2 years ago
Can anyone give me an intro to [linear algebra]?
hba
 2 years ago
Can anyone give me an intro to [linear algebra]?

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ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Linear algebra is about topology and vectors and stuff if I am not wrong.

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hmm :/ So where do i start ?

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Maybe I should start with Vectors ?

oldrin.bataku
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Less topology, more vector spaces and linear & affine transformations.

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, you should start with vectors.

hartnn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2can you evaluate determinants ?

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I guess I'd let hartnn do the thing :)

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well i learnt how to evaluate determinants two years ago,I think i know how to do that :)

hartnn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2what about transformations in rows and columns ?? like R1=R1+R2 R3=4*R3 and so on...

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No i am not sure about that :/

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah i remember that :) What is this equation btw ? \[Ax=\lambda x\]

hartnn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2its used to find eigen values of matrix A. called the characteristic equation.

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well the book says it is a key equation. Anyways,What next @hartnn ?

oldrin.bataku
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Elementary row operations are rather insignificant here... you need them to do Gaussian elimination but linear algebra is a broader field than merely reducing matrices to rowechelon form.

hartnn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2and don't worry, its not difficult.

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well,I am gonna start with the course on 4th feb,so i am sorta worried because i heard it is difficult. Do i need to know anymore things before hand @hartnn ?

oldrin.bataku
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@hba do you have a solid understanding of proofs?

hartnn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2you don't know anything about vectors ??

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well i had a whole chapter dedicated to vectors which i studied two years ago :)

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@oldrin.bataku I am just starting Uni. So i am not sure what sorta proofs you are talking about @hartnn Sure i will revise all of them again :)

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So Matrices,Determinants,Vectors ? What else ?

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What about linear transformations ?

hartnn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2go through math.mit.edu link , there you will find topics....

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What about fourier series,Can you tell me about that ?

Callisto
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I know it's not going to be helpful http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mathematics/1806sclinearalgebrafall2011/Syllabus/

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@hartnn I wanna know about Fourier series ?

Callisto
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Fourier tranforms is in unit III

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh thanks a lot @Callisto @oldrin.bataku and @hartnn

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I will just review the MIT OCW Vids :)

experimentX
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1for beginners this will be good material http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/Classes/LinAlg/LinAlg.aspx MIT ocw focuses more on engineering, if you are interested in learning linear algebra i suggest you follow a good book.

Callisto
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Sorry I did something wrong, big thanks to @experimentX Fourier series is in 18.03 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mathematics/1803scdifferentialequationsfall2011/unitiiifourierseriesandlaplacetransform/fourierseriesbasics/

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@experimentX Thanks a lot :)

waterineyes
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If you want to learn Linear Algebra, then check this link: http://openstudy.com/updates/50e55ef2e4b028291d752120

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sure i will thankyou everyone.

waterineyes
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ha ha ha ha.. I am seeing number of viewers seeing that link are increasing..

experimentX
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1here a list of them ... I am following Linear Algebra by Serge Lang http://mathoverflow.net/questions/98338/cananyonerecommandagoodtextbookforselflearninglinearalgebra

waterineyes
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And I am not typing.. @hartnn

waterineyes
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Just kidding @hba ..

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It's fine. @experimentX Should i follow the same book ?
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