Module 10: Matrices Revisited

A matrix is just a fancy way of making a table. Young scholars explore operations with matrices with the first lessons in the final module of a 10-unit Algebra II series. After adding, subtracting, and multiplying matrices, pupils use matrices as a method for solving a linear system.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Create a bulletin board with matrix vocabulary to use as a reference throughout the unit
  • Compare and contrast the different methods of solving linear systems
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects some experience with matrices prior to the first lesson
Pros

  • Relies on higher order thinking skills to complete tasks
  • Builds each new concept from prior knowledge
Cons

  • None