Life of Fred - Linear Algebra Expanded Edition (College Series)

Life of Fred - Linear Algebra Expanded Edition (College Series)

Publisher: Z Twist Books - Life of Fred
Author: Stan Schmidt
$52.00
The third book in the Life of Fred College Series.

The Human Face of Linear Algebra

Fred goes on a picnic with his two best friends.

A college-level (post-calculus) course in Linear Algebra which includes
all the standard topics . . .

  • Systems of Equations with lots of ways to solve them
  • All Kinds of Spaces—Vector, Inner Product, and Dual Spaces
  • Linear Transformations including linear functionals

Solving systems of equations with one, many, and no solutions. Gauss-Jordan elimination. Gaussian elimination. Matrices. LU-decomposition. Vector spaces. Inner product spaces. Gram-Schmidt orthogonalization process. Fourier series. Data fitting. Linear Transformations. Linear functionals. Dual spaces. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Markov chains.

A great help for any college student!

Life of Fred is a series of math books that break the old pattern of drill and kill. Instead of nothing but dry exposition and endless drill exercises, they contain fun stories about Fred Gauss, a child prodigy math genius. During his hilarious adventures, he encounters situations that call for solving math problems. Dr. Stanley Schmidt wrote these to make math come alive with humor, clear explanations, and silly illustrations that will make math a fun subject. Your children actually want to read these books. The stories carry on through the exercises, leading the student through them.  Many of the books have a series of quizzes called Bridges every few chapters. Passing a quiz means the student is ready for the next chapter. Some books have all the problem solutions in them, while others have separate answer keys or companions. The textbooks are all hardbound, the answer keys are comb-bound.

Hardback, ISBN 978-1-937032-20-3, 368 pages

Click here to see sample pages.

Book Title Life of Fred - Linear Algebra Expanded Edition (College Series)
Publisher: Z Twist Books - Life of Fred
Author Stan Schmidt
The third book in the Life of Fred College Series.

The Human Face of Linear Algebra

Fred goes on a picnic with his two best friends.

A college-level (post-calculus) course in Linear Algebra which includes
all the standard topics . . .

  • Systems of Equations with lots of ways to solve them
  • All Kinds of Spaces—Vector, Inner Product, and Dual Spaces
  • Linear Transformations including linear functionals

Solving systems of equations with one, many, and no solutions. Gauss-Jordan elimination. Gaussian elimination. Matrices. LU-decomposition. Vector spaces. Inner product spaces. Gram-Schmidt orthogonalization process. Fourier series. Data fitting. Linear Transformations. Linear functionals. Dual spaces. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Markov chains.

A great help for any college student!

Life of Fred is a series of math books that break the old pattern of drill and kill. Instead of nothing but dry exposition and endless drill exercises, they contain fun stories about Fred Gauss, a child prodigy math genius. During his hilarious adventures, he encounters situations that call for solving math problems. Dr. Stanley Schmidt wrote these to make math come alive with humor, clear explanations, and silly illustrations that will make math a fun subject. Your children actually want to read these books. The stories carry on through the exercises, leading the student through them.  Many of the books have a series of quizzes called Bridges every few chapters. Passing a quiz means the student is ready for the next chapter. Some books have all the problem solutions in them, while others have separate answer keys or companions. The textbooks are all hardbound, the answer keys are comb-bound.

Hardback, ISBN 978-1-937032-20-3, 368 pages

Click here to see sample pages.