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.

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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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