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CliffsQuickReview Linear Algebra demystifies the topic with straightforward explanations of the fundamentals. This comprehensive guide begins with a close look at vector algebra (including position vectors, the cross product, and the triangle inequality) and matrix algebra (including square matrices, matrix addition, and identity matrices). Once you have those subjects nailed down, you'll be ready to take on topics such as
- Linear systems, including Gaussian elimination and elementary row operations
- Real Euclidean vector spaces, including the nullspace of a matrix, projection into a subspace, and the Rank Plus Nullity Theorem
- The determinant, including definitions, methods, and Cramer’s Rule
- Linear transformations, including basis vectors, standard matrix, kernal and range, and composition
- Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors, including definitions and illustrations, Eigenspaces, and diagonalization
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- A review of core concepts
- Clear diagrams and loads of formulas
- Easy to understand definitions and explanations
- Plenty of examples and detailed solutions
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Table of Contents
Vector Algebra.
Matrix Algebra.
Linear Systems.
Real Euclidean Vector Spaces.
The Determinant.
Linear Transformations.
Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors.