Vector Spaces

  • Sheldon Axler
Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)


Linear algebra is the study of linear maps on finite-dimensional vector spaces. Eventually we will learn what all these terms mean. In this chapter we will define vector spaces and discuss their elementary properties.


Vector Space Complex Number Linear Algebra Scalar Multiplication Distributive Property 
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© Springer International Publishing 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sheldon Axler
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsSan Francisco State UniversitySan FranciscoUSA

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