Systems of linear equations

Learning objectives

  • Solve systems of linear equations using Gaussian elimination
  • Gain familiarity with echelon and reduced echelon matrices

Before class

  • Read Lay sections 1.1, 1.2
  • Consult notes to the textbook (if you wish)
  • Ponder Lay problems 1.1: 7, 12, 19-22, 23, 25, 33, 34; 1.2: 1, 7, 9, 11, 21, 23, 25, 33.
  • Post to Piazza
  • Download Mathematica onto your laptop (so we can use it in class)

In class

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