Linear Algebra with Applications 9th edition

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Gareth Williams
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  • Chapter 1: Linear Equations and Vectors
    • 1.1: Matrices and Systems of Linear Equations (8)
    • 1.2: Gauss-Jordan Elimination (7)
    • 1.3: The Vector Space Rn (9)
    • 1.4: Subspaces of Rn (7)
    • 1.5: Basis and Dimension (11)
    • 1.6: Dot Product, Norm, Angle, and Distance (15)
    • 1.7: Curve Fitting, Electrical Networks, and Traffic Flow
    • 1: Review Exercises (48)
    • 1: Test Bank (28)

  • Chapter 2: Matrices and Linear Transformations
    • 2.1: Addition, Scalar Multiplication, and Multiplication of Matrices (7)
    • 2.2: Properties of Matrix Operations (7)
    • 2.3: Symmetric Matrices and Seriation in Archaeology (6)
    • 2.4: The Inverse of a Matrix and Cryptography (12)
    • 2.5: Matrix Transformations, Rotations, and Dilations (6)
    • 2.6: Linear Transformations, Graphics, and Fractals (7)
    • 2.7: The Leontief Input-Output Model in Economics (3)
    • 2.8: Markov Chains, Population Movements, and Genetics (5)
    • 2.9: A Communication Model and Group Relationships in Sociology (5)
    • 2: Review Exercises (57)
    • 2: Test Bank (31)

  • Chapter 3: Determinants and Eigenvectors
    • 3.1: Introduction to Determinants (14)
    • 3.2: Properties of Determinants (9)
    • 3.3: Determinants, Matrix Inverses, and Systems of Linear Equations (10)
    • 3.4: Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors (9)
    • 3.5: Google, Demography, Weather Prediction, and Leslie Matrix Models (10)
    • 3: Review Exercises (43)
    • 3: Test Bank (27)

  • Chapter 4: General Vector Spaces
    • 4.1: General Vector Spaces and Subspaces (6)
    • 4.2: Linear Combinations of Vectors (5)
    • 4.3: Linear Independence of Vectors (6)
    • 4.4: Properties of Bases (11)
    • 4.5: Rank (10)
    • 4.6: Projections, Gram-Schmidt Process, and QR Factorization
    • 4.7: Orthogonal Complement (6)
    • 4.8: Kernel, Range, and the Rank/Nullity Theorem
    • 4.9: One-to-One Transformations and Inverse Transformations
    • 4.10: Transformations and Systems of Linear Equations
    • 4: Review Exercises (122)
    • 4: Test Bank (34)

  • Chapter 5: Coordinate Representations
    • 5.1: Coordinate Vectors (11)
    • 5.2: Matrix Representations of Linear Transformations
    • 5.3: Diagonalization of Matrices
    • 5.4: Quadratic Forms, Difference Equations, and Normal Modes
    • 5.5: Linear Differential Equations (Calculus Prerequisite)
    • 5: Review Exercises (24)
    • 5: Test Bank (32)

  • Chapter 6: Inner Product Spaces
    • 6.1: Inner Product Spaces
    • 6.2: Non-Euclidean Geometry and Special Relativity
    • 6.3: Approximation of Functions and Coding Theory
    • 6.4: Least Squares Solutions
    • 6: Review Exercises (12)
    • 6: Test Bank (26)

  • Chapter 7: Numerical Methods
    • 7.1: Gaussian Elimination
    • 7.2: The Method of LU Decomposition
    • 7.3: Practical Difficulties in Solving Systems of Equations
    • 7.4: Iterative Methods for Solving Systems of Linear Equations
    • 7.5: Eigenvalues by Iteration and Connectivity of Networks
    • 7.6: The Singular Value Decomposition
    • 7: Review Exercises (18)
    • 7: Test Bank (28)

  • Chapter 8: Linear Programming
    • 8.1: A Geometrical Introduction to Linear Programming
    • 8.2: The Simplex Method
    • 8.3: Geometrical Explanation of the Simplex Method
    • 8: Review Exercises (7)
    • 8: Test Bank (15)


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Providing a flexible blend of theory and applications, Linear Algebra with Applications, 9th edition, by Gareth Williams, is designed for the introductory course in linear algebra for students within engineering, mathematics, business management, and physics. Throughout the text the author provides interesting applications, ranging from theoretical applications such as the use of linear algebra in differential equations, to many practical applications in the fields of electrical engineering, traffic analysis, relativity, history, and more. The WebAssign component for this title includes question links to the full eBook along with useful Instructor Resources such as related PowerPoint Slides, a test bank of questions, and the Instructor Solutions Manual.

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Chapter 2: Matrices and Linear Transformations
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Chapter 3: Determinants and Eigenvectors
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Chapter 4: General Vector Spaces
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Chapter 5: Coordinate Representations
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Chapter 6: Inner Product Spaces
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Chapter 7: Numerical Methods
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Chapter 8: Linear Programming
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