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Elementary Linear Algebra

Elementary Linear Algebra develops and explains in careful detail the computational techniques and fundamental theoretical results central to a first course in linear algebra. This highly acclaimed text focuses on developing the abstract thinking essential for further mathematical study.

The authors give early, intensive attention to the skills necessary to make students comfortable with mathematical proofs. The text builds a gradual and smooth transition from computational results to general theory of abstract vector spaces. It also provides flexbile coverage of practical applications, exploring a comprehensive range of topics.

Ancillary list:
* Maple Algorithmic testing- Maple TA- www.maplesoft.com
* Companion Website- http://www.elsevierdirect.com/product.jsp?isbn=9780123747518
* Online Instructors Manual- http://textbooks.elsevier.com/web/manuals.aspx?isbn=9780123747518
* Ebook- http://www.elsevierdirect.com/product.jsp?isbn=9780123747518
* Online Student Solutions Manual- http://www.elsevierdirect.com/product.jsp?isbn=9780123747518

Audience
Sophomore- and junior- level students in introductory linear algebra

Hardbound, 768 Pages

Published: December 2009

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-374751-8

Contents


  • Vectors and Matrices; Systems of Linear Equations; Determinants and Eigenvalues; Finite Dimensional Vector Spaces; Linear Transformations; Orthogonality; Complex Vector Spaces and General Inner Products; Additional Applications; Numerical Methods; Further Horizons

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