Linear Algebra Demystified

Linear Algebra Demystified

by David McMahon

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Taught at junior level math courses at every university, Linear Algebra is essential for students in almost every technical and analytic discipline.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071490450
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 07/06/2006
Series: Demystified
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 255
Sales rank: 293,076
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

David McMahon works as a researcher at a National Laboratory, a Department of Energy facility. His research involves work on nuclear fusion and the design of nuclear-powered spacecraft. He has a master's degree in physics and a bachelor's in applied mathematics, both from the University of New Mexico at Albuquerque. He is currently doing research for a doctorate in theoretical physics in the areas of quantum field theory and the use of general relativity. Mr. McMahon is a published author. Previous work includes two books on computer programming: Rapid Application Development with Visual Basic 6 and Rapid Application Development with Visual C ++. He also wrote Quantum Mechanics Demystified, Relativity Demystified, and was a contributing writer to Ace the Technical Interview.

Table of Contents

PREFACE Chapter 1: Systems of Linear Equations Chapter 2: Matrix Algebra Chapter 3: Determinants Chapter 4: Vectors Chapter 5: Vector Spaces Chapter 6: Inner Product Spaces Chapter 7: Linear Transformations Chapter 8: The Eigenvalue Problem Chapter 9: Special Matrices Chapter 10: Matrix Decomposition FINAL EXAM HINTS AND SOLUTIONS REFERENCES INDEX

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