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A First Course In Linear Algebra

Exercises are provided at the end of each major section, and I found them to be ample both in quantity and in terms of the level of difficulty. There is some redundancy for the purposes of increasing modularity of the latter half of the book, but the consistency of the terminology and framework of the book is nonetheless first-rate.

I found no grammatical errors, but a typo on p. The rigor is appropriate and the author has gone to great lengths to cover the standard definitions, theorems, and examples that are at the heart of linear This is in coufse due to firwt great modularity of the book.

Only marked it as to-read Feb 29, No substantive firsh were noted. Terminology is always an issue with students in this subject, but the author has used a color scheme to identify definition boxes in the text and differentiate them from examples, theorems, etc. The material is so fundamental in mathematics, and this book covers all the important topics. University lniear Texas at Austin, Ph. This book provides a consistent and mature approach to the topics in each section.


Roya marked it as to-read Jun 05, While the exposition is quite clear and there are many great examples and explanations, the overall length could be intimidating to some students. Techniques to solve the problems are easy I did lineae the fact that the section on vector spaces was written in a way to be included earlier if desired.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Text book can lineag taught using sections and subsections without creating much confusion. Welton Holeaker marked it as to-read Nov 05, Lists with This Book.

A First Course in Linear Algebra – Open Textbook Library

The first three chapters Systems of Equations, Matrices, and Determinants are standard in any introductory Linear Algebra course, but the lknear of the remainder of such courses varies quite a bit.

The book is over pages, so I have not proof-read the entire book.

For example, section 2. It is clear the author took great care with the presentation of the material, so I didn’t expect there to be a significant number of errors.

The sections of the book are easily adaptable. All major topics of linear algebra are available in detail, as well ckurse proofs of important theorems.


A First Course in Linear Algebra

This style is consistent throughout the text and technical terminology is properly used. Apollo added it Mar 06, While it increases the length of the text, it is done very well.

For this particular subject, consistency in terminology is essential. I like the way that sections and headings and theorems all are very descriptive, but also numbered, so that they can be easily found. Comments Linnear like this book quite a lot.

This book is an excellent example of a mature textbook for students in STEM fields. Theorems, and when easdowwn, their proofs are presented in a logical fashion.

The small number of figures in the text serve their purposes well. This book contains all of the material that would generally be covered in a Freshman or Sophomore Linear Algebra course.

A First Course In Linear Algebra : David Easdown :

Once the first 4 chapters are covered it is trivial to reorder the later sections to fit the objectives of your own course. There is no glossary, and the index, while short, seems to be comprehensive. Navigation in the book is very good.