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Current Revision: Version 2017 — Revision A

Extensive edits, additions, and revisions have been completed by the editorial staff at Lyryx Learning.

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2017 A

• Lyryx: Front matter has been updated including cover, copyright, and revision pages.

• I. Farah: contributed edits and revisions, particularly the proofs in the Properties of Determinants II:

Some Important Proofs section

2016 B

• Lyryx: The text has been updated with the addition of subsections on Resistor Networks and the

Matrix Exponential based on original material by K. Kuttler.

• Lyryx: New example 7.35 on Random Walks developed.

2016 A • Lyryx: The layout and appearance of the text has been updated, including the title page and newly

designed back cover.

2015 A

• Lyryx: The content was modified and adapted with the addition of new material and several im-


• Lyryx: Additional examples and proofs were added to existing material throughout.

2012 A

• Original text by K. Kuttler of Brigham Young University. That version is used under Creative Com-

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