Elementary Linear Algebra

Elementary Linear Algebra

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The transition to upper-level math courses is often difficult because of the shift in emphasis from computation (in calculus) to abstraction and proof (in junior/senior courses). This book provides guidance with the reading and writing of short proofs, and incorporates a gradual increase in abstraction as the chapters progress. This helps students prepare to meet the challenges of future courses such as abstract algebra and elementary analysis.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 644 pages
  • 194 x 240 x 32mm | 1,501.38g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0120586215
  • 9780120586219

Table of contents

Preface
1. Vectors and Matrices
2. Systems of Linear Equations
3. Determinants and Eigenvalues
4. Finite Dimensional Vector Spaces
5. Linear Transformations
6. Orthogonality
7. Complex Vector Spaces and General Inner Products
8. Additional Applications
9. Numerical Methods
10. Additional Topics
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"...a wonderful book where classical material (theorems and their proofs) is nicely balanced with various modern computer-related tools"
--Sergei Bezrukov, University of Wisconsin

"I would definitely choose Andrilli/Hecker over Lay's book...The range of exercises is excellent..."
--Vania Mascioni, Ball State University

"...between the present versions of Andrilli/Hecker and Johnson/Reiss/Arnold, I would have little difficulty in deciding on Andrilli/Hecker."
--John Lawlor, University of Vermont

"...more rigorous than Anton/Rorres. The presentation is much more clear than Nicolson...beneficial to the Instructor and the students..."
--Ali Miri, University of Toronto
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About Stephen Andrilli

By Stephen Andrilli and Professor David Hecker
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