Determinants (Fall2013)

Learning objectives

  • Compute determinants of square matrices using row operations
  • Relate determinants to invertibility of matrices

Before class

  • Read Lay sections 3.1, 3.2
  • Consult notes to the textbook (if you wish)
  • Ponder Lay problems 3.1: 3, 9, 10, 37; 3.2:1-4, 5, 6, 15-20, 24.
  • Post to Piazza
  • Do WeBWorK assignments.
  • Turn in written solutions to 1.7#12, 36.

In class

Daily Schedule|WeBWorK|Piazza