Publisher description for Linear algebra and geometry : a second course / Irving Kaplansky.


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A prominent and influential mathematician who has received numerous awards wrote this text to remedy a common failing in teaching algebra: the neglect of related instruction in geometry. Based on his many years of experience as an instructor the University of Chicago, author Irving Kaplansky presents a coherent overview of the correlation between these two branches of mathematics, illustrating his topics with an abundance of examples, exercises, and proofs. Suitable for both undergraduate and graduate courses. Unabridged republication of the edition published by Chelsea Publishing Company, New York, 1974.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Algebras, Linear.
Geometry.