18.06SC | Fall 2011 | Undergraduate

Linear Algebra

Unit III: Positive Definite Matrices and Applications

Exam 3 Review

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Session Overview

Exam 3 covers the understanding of matrices through their eigenvalues. Elimination is history now, because it does NOT preserve eigenvalues. Notice the special types of matrices (like positive definite) and their factorizations.

Session Activities

Lecture Video and Summary

Suggested Reading

  • Review Chapters 6 and 7, plus Sections 10.2 through 10.3 in the 4th edition or Review Chapters 6, 7, and 8 plus Sections 9.2 through 9.3 in the 5th edition.

Problem Solving Video

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Course Info

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Fall 2011
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