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I've got an introductory Linear Algebra course that is using Elementary Linear Algebra with Applications by Bernard Kolman, David R. Hill and from what I can ascertain, it's a garbagety textbook [https://www.amazon.com/dp/0130457876/?tag=pfamazon01-20&tag=pfamazon01-20]. A lot of of the negative reviews center around its lack of theory, bad examples and polarizing problems (either too easy/tedious or too hard given the material taught).

The course from what I garner is pretty computational but with a bit of theory and proofs. Are there any recommendations to an alternative introductory Linear Algebra textbook?

Thanks for any help!

I've got an introductory Linear Algebra course that is using Elementary Linear Algebra with Applications by Bernard Kolman, David R. Hill and from what I can ascertain, it's a garbagety textbook [https://www.amazon.com/dp/0130457876/?tag=pfamazon01-20&tag=pfamazon01-20]. A lot of of the negative reviews center around its lack of theory, bad examples and polarizing problems (either too easy/tedious or too hard given the material taught).

The course from what I garner is pretty computational but with a bit of theory and proofs. Are there any recommendations to an alternative introductory Linear Algebra textbook?

Thanks for any help!

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