Not everyone is cut out to be a mathematician, but those who are deserve the best math textbooks out there. In subjects like linear algebra, it’s especially hard to find what the “best” looks like. Is it the book with the famous authors? How about the one with all the practice problems?

In this article, we’ll go over exactly what each of the most popular linear algebra textbooks has to offer. If you want a textbook that focuses on concepts more than proofs, we’ve got that. If you’re set on a book of practice problems, we’ve got that as well.