## Is Linear Algebra harder than calculus?

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## Is Linear Algebra harder than calculus?

Compared to other math courses linear algebra is harder than calculus I and discrete math but similar to calculus II in terms of difficulty. However, linear algebra is easier than most upper-level math courses such as abstract algebra and topology.

### What comes under linear algebra?

The linear algebra prerequisite should include the following topics: Mathematical operations with matrices (addition, multiplication) Matrix inverses and determinants. Solving systems of equations with matrices.

#### What is linear algebra used for?

Combined with calculus, linear algebra facilitates the solution of linear systems of differential equations. Techniques from linear algebra are also used in analytic geometry, engineering, physics, natural sciences, computer science, computer animation, and the social sciences (particularly in economics).

**Is Ordinary Differential Equations hard?**

Differential equations is a difficult course. Differential equations require a strong understanding of prior concepts such as differentiation, integration, and algebraic manipulation. Differential equations are not easy because you are expected to apply your acquired knowledge in both familiar and unfamiliar contexts.

**Is Gilbert Strang alive?**

William Gilbert Strang (born November 27, 1934), usually known as simply Gilbert Strang or Gil Strang, is an American mathematician, with contributions to finite element theory, the calculus of variations, wavelet analysis and linear algebra.

## What is modern linear algebra?

Linear algebra is the branch of mathematics concerned with the study of vectors, vector spaces (also called linear spaces), linear transformations, and systems of linear equations.

### What is the hardest part of a differential equation?

All you need, for 98% of the entirety of ODE (Ordinary Differential Equations), is how to integrate. So you must then agree, that Calculus 3, which covers series and approximations, as well as the last Calculus course(Calculus 4), two variable Calculus are harder than ODE.