Linear Algebra With Applications

Linear Algebra With Applications

Book - 2002
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Renowned for thoroughness and accessibility, this book offers a challenging and enjoyable study of linear algebra that is infused with an abundance of applications. Balancing coverage of mathematical theory and applied topics, concepts are explained with precision so that all readers can understand the material. Worked examples are heavily integrated into each chapter. The book stresses the important role geometry and visualization play in understanding the subject.

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The sixth edition of this text for a linear algebra course offers new chapter tests, earlier presentation of the singular value decomposition, new applications and examples, and improved theorem nomenclature. There is also a new subsection on outer products. New computer exercises emphasizing visualization have been added, based on the software package MATLAB. A new appendix explains basics of using the software. The text can be used for a sophomore or junior/senior course with students who are familiar with basics of differential and integral calculus. Leon teaches at the University of Massachusetts. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c2002
Edition: 6th ed
ISBN: 9780130337818
Characteristics: xv, 544 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Linear algebra


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