Acknowledged author David C. Lay wrote Linear Algebra and Its Applications, Books a la Carte Edition (5th Edition) comprising 584 pages back in 2015. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0321982657 and 9780321982650. Since then Linear Algebra and Its Applications, Books a la Carte Edition (5th Edition) textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $27.15 or rent at the marketplace.
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