Do You Know Linear Algebra?

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Do You Know Linear Algebra?

Linear Algebra is the branch of mathematics concerning vector spaces and linear mappings between such spaces. It includes the study of lines, planes, and subspaces, but is also concerned with properties common to all vector spaces.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The study of linear algebra first emerged from the study of?
    • A. 

      Determinants

    • B. 

      Equations

    • C. 

      Vector spaces

    • D. 

      Newton

  • 2. 
    Determinants were used to solve systems of?
    • A. 

      Abstract algebra

    • B. 

      Linear equations

    • C. 

      Statistics

    • D. 

      Vector spaces

  • 3. 
    Determinants were used by Leibniz in what year?
    • A. 

      1693

    • B. 

      1754

    • C. 

      1553

    • D. 

      1888

  • 4. 
    Determinants were used by who in 1693?
    • A. 

      Leibniz

    • B. 

      Bolzano

    • C. 

      Newton

    • D. 

      Fermat

  • 5. 
    The study of matrix algebra first emerged in England in the .....?
    • A. 

      Mid-1800s

    • B. 

      Late-1800s

    • C. 

      Early-1800s

    • D. 

      Late-1900s

  • 6. 
    The study of matrix algebra first emerged in ....... in the mid-1800s?
    • A. 

      Austria

    • B. 

      Libya

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      England

  • 7. 
    In the year .... Hermann Grassmann published his "Theory of Extension" which included foundational new topics of what is today called linear algebra.
    • A. 

      1563

    • B. 

      1844

    • C. 

      1888

    • D. 

      1741

  • 8. 
    In 1844 ............ published his "Theory of Extension" which included foundational new topics of what is today called linear algebra.
    • A. 

      Hermann Grassmann

    • B. 

      Isaac Newton

    • C. 

      Albert Einstein

    • D. 

      Descartes

  • 9. 
    What year did Hüseyin Tevfik Pasha wrote the book titled "Linear Algebra".
    • A. 

      1799

    • B. 

      1845

    • C. 

      1888

    • D. 

      1882

  • 10. 
    In 1882, who wrote the book titled "Linear Algebra"?
    • A. 

      Isaac Newton

    • B. 

      Hüseyin Tevfik Pasha

    • C. 

      Bolzano

    • D. 

      Albert Einstein