Mathematics 2B - MATH2099

Faculty: Faculty of Science

School: School of Mathematics and Statistics

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

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 and MATH2601.

Excluded: BEES2041, BIOS2041, MATH2089, MATH2801, MATH2859, MATH2901

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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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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