Elementary Linear Algebra 10th edition gives an elementary treatment of linear algebra that is suitable for a first course for undergraduate students. The aim is to present the fundamentals of linear algebra in the clearest possible way; pedagogy is the main consideration. Calculus is not a prerequisite, but there are clearly labeled exercises and examples which can be omitted without loss of continuity for students who have studied calculus. Technology also is not required, but for those who would like to use MATLAB, Maple, or Mathematica, or calculators with linear algebra capabilities, exercises are included at the ends of chapters that allow for further exploration using those tools. A concluding chapter covers twenty applications of linear algebra drawn from business, economics, physics, computer science, ecology, genetics, and other disciplines. The applications are independent and each includes a list of mathematical prerequisites. This text comes with WileyPLUS. This online teaching and learning environment integrates the entire digital textbook with the most effective instructor and student resources to fit every learning style. With WileyPLUS: Students achieve concept mastery in a rich, structured environment that s available 24/7 Instructors personalize and manage their course more effectively with assessment, assignments, grade tracking, and more. WileyPLUS can complement the textbook or replace the printed text altogether.
Number of Pages: 792 Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780470561577 Publication Date:01/08/2010 Listed in:Algebra Publisher:John Wiley & Sons Ltd