Euler presents in some cases quite refreshing viewpoints on basic algebra, especially in the presentation of several methods that can rarely be foundEuler presents in some cases quite refreshing viewpoints on basic algebra, especially in the presentation of several methods that can rarely be found explained with such plain elegance. Quite a valuable read, even for the experienced mathematician....more

An excellent presentation of the modern tools of linear algebra. One should have a good grounding in undergraduate linear algebra and modern algebra bAn excellent presentation of the modern tools of linear algebra. One should have a good grounding in undergraduate linear algebra and modern algebra before using this text, however....more

This is how linear algebra should always be presented. The unfortunate presentation one first encounters that emphasises matrices and determinants witThis is how linear algebra should always be presented. The unfortunate presentation one first encounters that emphasises matrices and determinants without appeal to the algebra and geometry that motivates them is absent from this text. It is a full presentation that will give you an intuitive grasp of linear algebra from both the geometric and algebraic points of view. ...more