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How much calculus in linear algebra? 
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Apr506, 10:12 PM

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Hey folks,
I'm going to be taking a linear algebra class soon, and I'm wondering how much Calculus I should expect. (I love Calculus, btw) Thanks 


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Apr506, 10:20 PM

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In short  none.



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Apr506, 10:31 PM

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Yeah, I doubt there will be much Calculus at all. Calculus will be assumed for some examples of vector spaces and what not, but that's it.
I enjoyed Linear Algebra more than Calculus. The introductory stuff anyways. 


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Apr506, 11:04 PM

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How much calculus in linear algebra?
I should point out that using linear algebra and calculus together is a very profitable venture.
It's just that it probably won't be done in your linear algebra course. 


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Apr606, 03:56 AM

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It would be the case if you were taking a course in "Analytical and Differential Geometry of curves and surfaces in [itex] \mathbb{R}^n [/itex]"
Daniel. 


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Apr606, 08:37 AM

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Interesting... I was wondering because my school says that Calc 2 is a prerequisite to it.



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