Mathematics 210

Linear Algebra

Chapter 5: Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors

Homework Exercises

Case Study and Applications

Download the supporting pdf files and Mathematica notebooks from the Lay Linear Algebra web site.

The descriptions of the following projects, and their supporting Mathematica notebooks, are available from David Smith's Connected Curriculum Project at Duke University.

A study group hosted by the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton offers some thoughts on teaching linear algebra. Their report includes the following project on the biology of loggerhead sea turtles which extends David Smith's treatment of Leslie matrices. Here is a supporting Mathematica notebook in three formats: nb pdf html.