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Linear Algebra

Step by Step

Kuldeep Singh

October 2013

ISBN: 9780199654444

616 pages
Paperback
246x189mm

In Stock

Price: £35.49

Linear algebra is a fundamental area of mathematics, and arguably the most powerful mathematical tool ever developed. This dynamic and engaging book uses numerous examples, question and answer sections, and historical biographies to provide an introduction to linear algebra for undergraduates in mathematics, the physical sciences and engineering.

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Linear algebra is a fundamental area of mathematics, and arguably the most powerful mathematical tool ever developed. This dynamic and engaging book uses numerous examples, question and answer sections, and historical biographies to provide an introduction to linear algebra for undergraduates in mathematics, the physical sciences and engineering.

  • Step by step explanation
  • Complete solutions to all problems in the book
  • Numerous examples to help aid understanding the abstract mathematics associated with linear algebra
  • Various illustrations
  • Layout highlights the important results of linear algebra amongst the jungle of countless results
  • Short historical biographies of the leading players in the field provide context
  • Includes accounts from pracitioners in the field to highlight the applications of linear algebra

About the Author(s)

Kuldeep Singh, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics, University of Hertfordshire

Kuldeep Singh has held the position of Senior Lecturer in Mathematics at the University of Hertfordshire for over twenty years, where he teaches linear algebra to entry level undergraduates. He is also the author of Engineering Mathematics through Applications (Palgrave Macmillan), a book that used widely as the basis for undergraduate studies in many different countries. He hosts and regularly updates his Maths for All website. dedicated to mathematics.Senior Lecturer in Mathematics at the University of Hertfordshire

Table of Contents

    1:Linear Equations and Matrices
    2:Euclidean Space
    3:General Vector Spaces
    4:Inner Product Spaces
    5:Linear Transformation
    6:Determinants
    7:Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors

Reviews

"This book gives an introduction to linear algebra for students with limited mathematical preparation. ... The steady pace of the book is so gentle that no student need be left behind." - Peter Macgregor, Mathematical Gazette