This book covers all the standard linear algebra material for a first-year course; the authors teach by motivation, illustration, and example rather than by using a theorem/proof style.
Clear visual representations (more than 200 figures) for improved material comprehension. Hand-drawn sketches encourage students to create their own sketches when solving problems-developing another layer of learning. Numerous examples show applications to real-world problems. Problems at the end of each chapter allow students to test their understanding of the material presented. Solutions to selected problems are provided. Concise chapter summaries highlight the most important points, giving students focus for their approach to learning. An instructor's online guide is available....Continua