Part III: Linear Algebra

Lecture 5: Determinants

Track Description: Herb Gross examines the determinant in the framework of vector spaces. He shows us how the value of a particular determinant tells us whether a given set of vectors is a basis of a given vector space with a known basis.

Instructor/speaker: Prof. Herbert Gross

Study Guide for Lecture 5: Determinants

  • Chalkboard Photos, Reading Assignments, and Exercises (PDF)
  • Solutions (PDF - 5.3MB)

To complete the reading assignments, see the Supplementary Notes in the Study Materials section.

Course Info

As Taught In
Fall 2011
Learning Resource Types
Lecture Videos
Problem Sets with Solutions
Lecture Notes