Linear Algebra

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Pearson Education, 2003 - Mathematics - 601 pages
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This top-selling, theorem-proof book presents a careful treatment of the principle topics of linear algebra, and illustrates the power of the subject through a variety of applications. It emphasizes the symbiotic relationship between linear transformations and matrices, but states theorems in the more general infinite-dimensional case where appropriate. Chapter topics cover vector spaces, linear transformations and matrices, elementary matrix operations and systems of linear equations, determinants, diagonalization, inner product spaces, and canonical forms. For statisticians and engineers.

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This book was used for the second semester of upper division Linear Algebra in a class I took at SJSU. Even the teacher said that it would be nearly impossible to master these subjects by reading the book only. But she said, it is still the best one of its kind, and I agree. Read full review

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Contents

Linear Transformations and Matrices
64
Elementary Matrix Operations and Systems of Linear
147
Determinants
199
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