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Undergraduate Handbook

Mathematics 2B - MATH2099
 The Red Centre

Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 6
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequisite: MATH1231 or MATH1241 or MATH1251; Exclusions: MATH2501, MATH2601, MATH2509, MATH2801, MATH2901, MATH2841, MATH2859, BEES2041, ECON2215, & BIOS2041
Fee Band: 5 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


Linear algebra: Vector spaces, linear transformations, change of basis, inner products, orthogonalization, least squares approximation, QR factorization, determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, diagonalization, Jordan forms, matrix exponentials and applications to systems of differential equations, other applications of linear algebra.
Probability and statistics: Sample spaces, probability, random variables and probability distributions, standard discrete and continuous distributions, multivariate distributions, Central Limit Theorem, statistical inference, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing, linear regression, inference in the linear model. Matlab will be used in this course.

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