## Linear AlgebraSuperb innovative introductory text covers sets and mappings, vector spaces, determinants, matrices, linear functionals, forms of the second degree, other basics; also linear programming, Tchebychev approximations, game theory, more.Problems and exercises. Detailed proofs. Ideal text for undergraduates; reference for theoretical and applied mathematicians. Bibliography. |

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### Contents

SETS AND MAPPINGs | 1 |

WECTOR SPACEs | 9 |

EIGENVALUES AND EIGENVECTORs of ENDoMoRPHISMs of | 13 |

Subspaces of a Vector Space | 21 |

DETERMINANTs | 69 |

LINEAR MAPPINGs of VECTOR SPACEs MATRICEs | 82 |

SYSTEMs of LINEAR EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES | 131 |

LINEAR PROGRAMMING | 149 |

ToHEBYCHEv APPRoxIMATIONs | 184 |

GAME THEORY | 195 |

FoRMs of THE SEcond DEGREE | 207 |

EUCLIDEAN AND UNITARY VECTOR SPACEs | 220 |

INVARIANT SUBSPACEs CANoNICAL FoRMs of MATRICEs | 280 |

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1st Tableau 2nd Tableau admissible solution arbitrary basic solution bilinear form calculation choose coefficients complex numbers complex vector space components contains convex cone convex polyhedron convex pyramid convex set corresponding coset defined denote dimension dual pair eigenvalue eigenvectors elements endomorphism endomorphism f Euclidean vector space Example exchange method finite number finite-dimensional vector space follows free variables Hence homogeneous system hyperplane inverse isomorphic linear combination linear equations linear functional linear hull linear mapping linear programme linearly independent matrix minimal solution mixed strategies multiplication object function obtain optimal solution orthogonal pair of spaces permutation positive definite possible Problem Proof Prove pure strategy quadratic form quotient space rank real numbers real vector space satisfied scalars Show simplex method spanning set strictly positive subset subspace Suppose symmetric system of linear theory uniquely determined vector a e vectors r1 vertex vectors

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