Beth Powell

Science Instructor, Faculty of Science - Mathematics & Statistical Sciences

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Science Instructor, Faculty of Science - Mathematics & Statistical Sciences
Email
bpowell@ualberta.ca

Courses

MATH 225 - Linear Algebra II

Vector spaces. Inner product spaces. Examples of n-space and the space of continuous functions. Gram-Schmidt process, QR factorization of a matrix and least squares. Linear transformations, change of basis, similarity and diagonalization. Orthogonal diagonalization, quadratic forms. Applications in a variety of fields. Prerequisites: One of MATH 100, 113, 114, 117, 134, 144, 154 or SCI 100, and one of MATH 102, 125 or 127. Note: Credit can be obtained in at most one of MATH 225 or 227.

Summer Term 2020
MATH 241 - Geometry

Basic Euclidean geometry, congruence, parallelism, area, and similarity. Sound axiomatic development with emphasis on problem solving. Constructions and loci, inequalities, maxima and minima, circles, isometries, and additional topics. Prerequisite: Any 100-level MATH course or SCI 100.

Summer Term 2020