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Linear algebra : a geometric approach

Author: Theodore Shifrin; Malcolm Ritchie Adams
Publisher: New York : W.H. Freeman, ©2002.
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Introducing students to a subject that lies at the foundations of modern mathematics, physics, statistics, and many other disciplines, Linear Algebra: A Geometric Approach appeals to science and engineering students as well as mathematics students making the transition to more abstract advanced courses. One of the goals of this text is to help students learn to think about mathematical concepts and to write rigorous  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Shifrin; Malcolm Ritchie Adams
ISBN: 071674337X 9780716743378
OCLC Number: 46456314
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 439 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Vectors and matrices --
Matric algebra --
Vector spaces Projections and linear transformations --
Determinants --
Eigenvalues and eiegevectors --
Further topics.
Responsibility: by Theodore Shifrin, Malcolm R. Adams.
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Introducing students to a subject that lies at the foundations of modern mathematics, physics, statistics, and many other disciplines, Linear Algebra: A Geometric Approach appeals to science and engineering students as well as mathematics students making the transition to more abstract advanced courses. One of the goals of this text is to help students learn to think about mathematical concepts and to write rigorous mathematical arguments. The authors do not presuppose any exposure to vectors or vector algebra, and only a passing acquaintance with the derivative and integral is required for certain (optional) topics.

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