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A First Course in Linear Algebra

A First Course in Linear Algebra

A First Course in Linear Algebra presents an introduction to the fascinating subject of linear algebra for students who have a reasonable understanding of basic algebra. Major topics of linear algebra are presented in detail, with proofs of important theorems provided. Separate sections may be included in which proofs are examined in further depth and in general these can be excluded without loss of continuity. Where possible, applications of key concepts are explored. In an effort to assist those students who are interested in continuing on in linear algebra connections to additional topics covered in advanced courses are introduced. Each chapter begins with a list of desired outcomes which a student should be able to achieve upon completing the chapter. Throughout the text, examples, and... Show More


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