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Beginner's Guide to LINEAR ALGEBRA

  1. Aug 18, 2005 #1
    Does anyone have suggestions on an introduction to Linear Algebra? I need a book that covers all or most of these topics in an introductory manner: Systems of linear equations and matrices. Determinants. Vector spaces. Inner product spaces. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors.
     
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    Please?

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  5. Aug 18, 2005 #4

    Dr Transport

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    Schaum's Outline isn't too bad.....
     
  6. Aug 18, 2005 #5

    mathwonk

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    all books cover that stuff. numerous free ones have been described here. e.g. the one on the website http://www.math.uga.edu/~roy/ is the world's shortest at 15 pages covering far more than those topics.

    much better is the one by sharipov.
     
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  7. Aug 19, 2005 #6
    http://joshua.smcvt.edu/linalg.html/

    Here's the direct link to the book:
    ftp://joshua.smcvt.edu/pub/hefferon/book/book.pdf[/URL]

    And here are the answers to all the exercises:
    [PLAIN]ftp://joshua.smcvt.edu/pub/hefferon/book/allanswers.pdf[/URL]
     
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