A First Course in Linear Algebra
by Robert A. Beezer
Publisher: University of Puget Sound 2010
Number of pages: 1035
A First Course in Linear Algebra is an introductory textbook aimed at college-level sophomores and juniors. Typically such a student will have taken calculus, but this is not a prerequisite. 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.
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by Paul Dawkins - Lamar University
These topics are covered: Systems of Equations and Matrices; Determinants; Euclidean n-space; Vector Spaces; Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors. These notes do assume that the reader has a good working knowledge of basic Algebra.
by M.E. Myers, P.M. van de Geijn, R.A. van de Geijn - ulaff.net
This document is a resource that integrates a text, videos, and hands-on activities. It connects hand calculations, mathematical abstractions, and computer programming. It encourages you to develop the theory of linear algebra by posing questions.
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 Andrew Baker - University of Glasgow
The text covers basic ideas and techniques of Linear Algebra that are applicable in many subjects including the physical and chemical sciences, and statistics. These notes were originally written for a course at the University of Glasgow.