MATH 51:
Linear Algebra and Differential Calculus of Several Variables
Geometry and algebra of vectors, matrices and linear transformations, eigenvalues of symmetric matrices, vectorvalued functions and functions of several variables, partial derivatives and gradients, derivative as a matrix, chain rule in several variables, critical points and Hessian, leastsquares, , constrained and unconstrained optimization in several variables, Lagrange multipliers. Prerequisite: 21, 42, or the math placement diagnostic (offered through the Math Department website) in order to register for this course.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr

Units: 5

UG Reqs: GER:DBMath, WAYFR

Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit