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# Linear Algebra Errata

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List of corrections for typos/errors in linear algebra demystified.
List of corrections for typos/errors in linear algebra demystified.

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Linear Algebra Demystified Errata
Chapter One
Example 1-4
( )
13
127
x x
=
For
= 5, should obtain
1
3/7
x
= −

Example 1-5
Error on page 13:3721010174401719
should be3721010174401713
On page 14 should be:372101017440087174

Example 1-15
On bottom of page 30
211
2
R R R
+
should yield1011/31/3011/32/30011/5
Matrix on top of page 31 should be

1011/31/30103/50011/5
Next operation should be
311
11/3
R R R
+
yielding1002/50103/50011/5
Giving solution
2/5,3/5,1/5
x y z
= = =

Chapter Quiz problem 1-3
3/4,1/2,5/4
x y z
= = =

Chapter 2
Example 2-2
Matrix on page 36 should be81648002448142810201836
i ii ii i i
+   + +  + + +

Example 2-4
In the problem statement on page 38 the matrix
B
should be321112410
    

Chapter 6
Solution to example 6-2 on page 122,
u
should be916126
u
= + + =
Example 6-4, solution on page 125 inner product
( )
,
f g
should be
( )
( )( )
1201320
215210921013142
x x x dx x x x dx
+ = + −= + =
∫ ∫
Example 6-4 on page 125 mislabeled, should be Example 6-5. Example 6-5 on same pageshould be Example 6-6.Example 6-5 on page 128 should be Example 6-7.Example 6-6 on page 130 should be Example 6-8.On page 131, 2d equation
22
,
w w
% %
should be
( )
22
,
w w
% %

Chapter 8
Example 8-3 on page 157, the characteristic polynomial should be
( )
( )
2
267
λ λ λ
+
The eigenvalues should be
123
2,32,32
λ λ λ
= = + =
Example 8-5, solution page 165, eigenvector should be
2
66318
y yv y y x y
= =