Python Background
Before the lab
Study for the quiz.
There will be no new material presented in the first half of the lab.
The second half of the lab will be a programming quiz on Python.
Before next lab
Linear Algebra
One of the main features of Octave we will discuss is vectorization. To understand it, we need some background material on Linear Algebra. If you've taken a linear algebra course recently, this should be easy, otherwise you will probably need to review
Vector Operations, particularly
 Addition
 Subtraction
 Scalar multiplication

 Addition
 Subtraction
 Scalar multiplication