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I've got a lecturer who doesn't always explain things very well.

Can anyone recommend any books on Vectors and Matrices?

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I've got a lecturer who doesn't always explain things very well.

Can anyone recommend any books on Vectors and Matrices?

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As a basic introduction the Schaum's Outlines series are good. For all the theory behind vectors and matrices maybe try Finite-Dimensional Vector Spaces by Halmos, or Linear Algebra by Kaye & Wilson.
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I've got a lecturer who doesn't always explain things very well.

Can anyone recommend any books on Vectors and Matrices?

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A good starting point on this topic is probably from the start.

AQA's Pure 6 text is available online at this link here:

http://194.34.9.21/qual/gceasa/maths...-TS-MathsA.pdf

This book is almost wholly based on Matrices, Determinents, Inverse Matrices, Eigenvalues & Eigenvectors, and Solving Simultaneous Equations using Matrices'.
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A good book on general Maths stuff is Mathematical Techniques (Jordan and Smith). It's very clear (at least to me anyway).
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I've got a lecturer who doesn't always explain things very well.
Is his name by any chance Dieter Jaksch?
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A good starting point on this topic is probably from the start.

AQA's Pure 6 text is available online at this link here:

http://194.34.9.21/qual/gceasa/maths...-TS-MathsA.pdf

This book is almost wholly based on Matrices, Determinents, Inverse Matrices, Eigenvalues & Eigenvectors, and Solving Simultaneous Equations using Matrices'.
This is really good. Exactly what I need!
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Is his name by any chance Dieter Jaksch?
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I've got a lecturer who doesn't always explain things very well.

Can anyone recommend any books on Vectors and Matrices?

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how strange, my vectors and matrices guy is awful too!!

where you at?

love Katy ***
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