Elementary Linear Algebra
by Kenneth Kuttler
Publisher: The Saylor Foundation 2012
Number of pages: 433
This is an introduction to linear algebra. The main part of the book features row operations and everything is done in terms of the row reduced echelon form and specific algorithms. At the end, the more abstract notions of vector spaces and linear transformations on vector spaces are presented. However, this is intended to be a first course in linear algebra for students who are sophomores or juniors who have had a course in one variable calculus and a reasonable background in college algebra. I have given complete proofs of all the fundamental ideas but some topics such as Markov matrices are not complete in this book but receive a plausible introduction.
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by Benjamin McKay - University College Cork
These notes are drawn from lectures given for a first year introduction to linear algebra. The prerequisites for this course are arithmetic and elementary algebra, and some comfort and facility with proofs, particularly using mathematical induction.
by Keith Matthews - University of Queensland
This an introduction to linear algebra with solutions to all exercises. It covers linear equations, matrices, subspaces, determinants, complex numbers, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, identifying second degree equations, three–dimensional geometry.
by W W L Chen - Macquarie University
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