### Who, What, Where, etc.:

#### Basics:

**Deliverator:**Prof. Peter Dodds**Lecture room:**Perkins 107**Meeting times:**Tuesday and Thursday, 10:05 to 11:20 am**Office:**Farrell Hall, second floor, Trinity Campus**Office hours:**9:00 to 11:55 am Wednesdays.Follow @matrixologyvox for course updates and other goodness.

#### Textbook:

**Introduction to Linear Algebra**(3rd or 4th or 5th edition) by Gilbert Strang (published by Wellesley-Cambridge Press).

Strang (a total champion) provides a good portion of the 5th edition online here.The complete

**syllabus**lives here.#### Awesomeness level:

Very, very high. Matrixology is spectacular. The course has a natural overall arc that revolves around the Big Picture below.

### Course objective:

Our goal is to deeply understand the matrix equation
$\mathbf{A}\vec{x}=\vec{b},$
the Fundamental Theorem of Linear Algebra,
why having a small Left Null Space is cool,
and
everything about the following Picture of Bigness.