# Mathematics (MATH)

## School of Mathematics and Statistics

Faculty of Science

### MATH 1102 [1.0 credit]

#### Algebra I

Fields, complex numbers, integers modulo a prime. Vector spaces, matrix algebra, linear dependence, bases, linear transformations, bilinear and quadratic forms, inner products, eigenvalues, diagonalization.

Strongly recommended for students intending to specialize in mathematics, statistics, physics, or related areas.

Precludes additional credit for

MATH 1104,

MATH 1107,

MATH 1109,

MATH 1119,

MATH 2107. Note:

MATH 1119 is not an acceptable substitute for half of MATH 1102.

Prerequisites: i) Grade 12 Mathematics: Advanced Functions with a grade of at least 70%, or

MATH 0005 with a grade of at least B-; and ii) Grade 12 Mathematics: Calculus and Vectors with a grade of at least 70%, or

MATH 0107 and

MATH 0007 with a grade of at least B- in each; or equivalents; or permission of the School of Mathematics and Statistics.

Lectures three hours a week, tutorial one hour a week.