A First Course in Linear Algebra is an introductory textbook designed for university sophomores and juniors. Typically such a student will have taken calculus, but this is not a prerequisite.

## Book Description

The book begins with systems of linear equations, then covers matrix algebra, before taking up finite-dimensional vector spaces in full generality. The final chapter covers matrix representations of linear transformations, through diagonalization, change of basis and Jordan canonical form. Along the way, determinants and eigenvalues get fair time.

It has numerous worked examples and exercises, along with precise statements of definitions and complete proofs of every theorem, making it ideal for independent study.

## Table of Contents

- Systems of Linear Equations
- Vectors
- Matrices
- Vector Spaces
- Determinants
- Eigenvalues
- Linear Transformations
- Representations

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Author(s): Robert A. Beezer

Publisher: Orange Grove Texts Plus

Format(s): PDF, HTML

File size: 7.80 MB

Number of pages: 1037

Link: Download or read online.

Publisher: Orange Grove Texts Plus

Format(s): PDF, HTML

File size: 7.80 MB

Number of pages: 1037

Link: Download or read online.