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By L. Mirsky

ISBN-10: 0198531168

ISBN-13: 9780198531166

ISBN-10: 0486664341

ISBN-13: 9780486664347

"The straight-forward readability of the writing is admirable." — American Mathematical Monthly.
This paintings offers an undemanding and simply readable account of linear algebra, during which the exposition is satisfactorily easy to make it both necessary to readers whose valuable pursuits lie within the fields of physics or know-how. The account is self-contained, and the reader isn't really assumed to have any earlier wisdom of linear algebra. even if its accessibility makes it appropriate for non-mathematicians, Professor Mirsky's ebook is however a scientific and rigorous improvement of the topic.
Part I offers with determinants, vector areas, matrices, linear equations, and the illustration of linear operators by means of matrices. half II starts with the creation of the attribute equation and is going directly to speak about unitary matrices, linear teams, capabilities of matrices, and diagonal and triangular canonical types. half II is anxious with quadratic types and comparable thoughts. functions to geometry are under pressure all through; and such subject matters as rotation, aid of quadrics to valuable axes, and category of quadrics are taken care of in a few element. An account of many of the undemanding inequalities coming up within the conception of matrices can also be incorporated. one of the most respected positive factors of the e-book are the various examples and difficulties on the finish of every bankruptcy, rigorously chosen to explain issues made within the textual content.

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