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This book is for sophomore-level or junior/senior-level first courses in linear algebra and assumes calculus as a prerequisite. This thorough and ...Show synopsisThis book is for sophomore-level or junior/senior-level first courses in linear algebra and assumes calculus as a prerequisite. This thorough and accessible text, from one of the leading figures in the use of technology in linear algebra, gives students a challenging and broad understanding of the subject. The author infuses key concepts with their modern practical applications to offer students examples of how mathematics is used in the real world. Each chapter contains integrated worked examples and chapter tests. The book stresses the important roles geometry and visualization play in understanding linear algebra.Hide synopsis

Linear Algebra with Applications (Prentice Hall) – Hardcover (1998)
by
Steven J Leon

Hardcover, Prentice Hall 1998
English
5th ed.
491 pages

ISBN: 0138493081 ISBN-13: 9780138493080

Renowned for its thoroughness and accessibility, this best-selling text by one of the leading figures in linear algebra reform offers students a challenging yet enjoyable study of linear algebra that is infused with an abundance of applications. Balancing coverage of mathematical theory and applied topics, it takes extra care in explaining concepts clearly so that students at a variety of levels can read and understand the material. Numerous worked examples are integrated throughout the text. This revision stresses the ...Show moreRenowned for its thoroughness and accessibility, this best-selling text by one of the leading figures in linear algebra reform offers students a challenging yet enjoyable study of linear algebra that is infused with an abundance of applications. Balancing coverage of mathematical theory and applied topics, it takes extra care in explaining concepts clearly so that students at a variety of levels can read and understand the material. Numerous worked examples are integrated throughout the text. This revision stresses the important roles played by geometry and visualization in linear algebra. ATLAST Computer Exercises for Linear Algebra a project manual using MATLAB--may be packaged free with the text.Hide

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