# Matrix Teacher Resources

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#### Solve Systems of Equations Using Matrices: Common Core High School Algebra

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
There's more than one way to solve a system by using matrices. These two standards address how to represent a system as a matrices and then to find the inverse if its exists. The collection includes lessons and practice for your students...
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#### Essence of Linear Algebra

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
The 15 videos in the Essence of Linear Algebra collection teach students how to understand the numerical operations of matrices as well as the geometric intuitions underlying them. The first video in the series details the rationale...
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#### Modeling Video Game Motion with Matrices 1

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Video game characters move straight with matrices. The first day of a two-day lesson introduces the class to linear transformations that produce straight line motion. The 23rd part in a 32-part series has pupils determine the...
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#### Modeling Video Game Motion with Matrices 2

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The second day of a two-part lesson on motion introduces the class to circular motion. Pupils learn how to incorporate a time parameter into the rotational matrix transformations they already know. The 24th installment in the 32-part...
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#### Getting a Handle on New Transformations 2

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Use 2x2 matrices to move along a line. The second day of a two-day instructional activity is the 28th installment in a 32-part unit. Pupils work together to create and solve systems of equations that will map a transformation to a given...
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#### Linear Transformations and Matrices | Essence of Linear Algebra, Chapter 3

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Are all transformations of the plane linear transformations? The video provides examples of transformations of the plane and provides the definition of linear transformations. The resource begins the discussion of using matrix...
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#### When Can We Reverse a Transformation? 1

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Wait, let's start over — teach your class how to return to the beginning. The first lesson looking at inverse matrices introduces the concept of being able to undo a matrix transformation. Learners work with matrices with a determinant...
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#### Matrix Multiplication as Composition | Essence of Linear Algebra, Chapter 4

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Take a different view at matrix multiplication. Based on vector transformations, the video presents matrix multiplication as the result of the composition of multiple linear transformations. The presentation explains the numerical...
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For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
To commute or not to commute, that is the question. The 26th segment in a 32-segment lesson focuses on the effect of performing one transformation after another one. The pupils develop the procedure in order to multiply two 2 X 2...
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#### Matrix Multiplication Is Not Commutative

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Should matrices be allowed to commute when they are being multiplied? Learners analyze this question to determine if the commutative property applies to matrices. They connect their exploration to transformations, vectors, and complex...
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#### When Can We Reverse a Transformation? 2

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The second lesson on finding inverse matrices asks class members to look for a pattern in the inverse matrix and test it to see if it works for all matrices. The teacher leads a discussion to refine the process in finding inverses, then...
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#### Three-dimensional Linear Transformations | Essence of Linear Algebra, Footnote

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Bring it all to three dimensions. The short video points out that the discussion in the previous presentations in two dimensions also holds true for three dimensions. The sixth video in the series of 15 specifically makes the connections...
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#### Matrix Notation Encompasses New Transformations!

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Class members make a real connection to matrices in the 25th part of a series of 32 by looking at the identity matrix and making the connection to the multiplicative identity in the real numbers. Pupils explore different matrices and...
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#### Getting a Handle on New Transformations 1

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
In the first of a two-day lesson on transformations with matrix notation the class transforms the unit square using general transformations, then calculates the area of the transformed image. They discover it is the same as finding the...
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#### Nonsquare Matrices as Transformations Between Dimensions | Essence of Linear Algebra, Footnote

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
But what happens if the matrix is not square? The ninth video in a series of 15 serves as a footnote to discuss non-square matrices. The resource presents them as transformations between two and three dimensions. The presentation...
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#### Matrix Transformations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers perform reflections of polygons. In this algebra lesson, students use matrices to calculate the reflection across the x and y axis. They also calculate rotation representing 90 and 180 degrees around the origin of the...
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#### Transformations and Matrices

For Teachers 9th - 11th
There are four activities in this extensive lesson covering the identity matrix and scaling, the linear representation of translations, the linear representation of rotations, and reflections. In small groups, they use the Cabri II...
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#### Matrix Analysis of Networks

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Explore the connection between a finite graph, a directed graph, and a matrix. Graph lines and identify the relationship of matrices in real-world scenarios. Then use this information to work with a partner to plan and design a town...
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For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Explore properties of addition as they relate to matrices. Using graphical representations of vector matrices, scholars test the commutative and associative properties of addition. They determine if the properties are consistent for...
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#### How Do You Use Matrices to Translate a Figure?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
One way to translate a geometric figure on a coordinate plane is through the use of matrices. This video shows how to write the original coordinates in a matrix, how to build a translation matrix, how to add them, and then how to plot...
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#### Composition of Linear Transformations 1

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Learners discover that multiplying transformation matrices produces a composition of transformations. Using software, they map the transformations and relate their findings to the matrices.
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#### Composition of Linear Transformations 2

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Scholars take transformations from the second to the third dimension as they extend their thinking of transformations to include three-dimensional figures. They explore how to use matrices to represent compositions of transformations.
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#### Linear Transformations Review

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Time for matrices and complex numbers to come together. Individuals use matrices to add and multiply complex numbers by a scalar. The instructional activity makes a strong connection between the operations and graphical transformations.
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#### When Can We Reverse a Transformation? 3

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
When working with matrix multiplication, it all comes back around. The 31st portion of the unit is the third instructional activity on inverse matrices. The resource reviews the concepts of inverses and how to find them from the previous...