**Learning objectives**

- Understand the singular value decomposition of a linear transformation in terms of bases of vector spaces
- Investigate application to image compression

**Before class**

- Read Lay section 7.4
- Consult notes to the textbook
- Ponder Lay problems TBA
- Post to Piazza
- Write solutions to problems 7.2: 6, 8 to turn in at the beginning of class

**In class**

- Work through notes on the Singular Value Decomposition
- Problems on SVD