7 edition of **Vector spaces and algebras for chemistry and physics** found in the catalog.

Vector spaces and algebras for chemistry and physics

F. A. Matsen

- 244 Want to read
- 6 Currently reading

Published
**1970**
by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York
.

Written in English

- Vector spaces,
- Algebras, Linear

**Edition Notes**

Bibliography: p. 285-287.

Statement | [by] F. A. Matsen. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA251 .M396 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | x, 292 p. |

Number of Pages | 292 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL4760556M |

ISBN 10 | 0030785804 |

LC Control Number | 78107336 |

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