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99 resources with the keyterm matrices

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Application of Matrix Multiplication

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The class explores a real-world application in which the data represents rental prices of beach condos. They problem solve by multiplying matrices to determine the cost of each property in each season. Several scenarios are presented in...
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Careers in Banking: Working with Exponential Growth

For Teachers 8th Standards
Emphasize the importance of investing and money management at a young age. Pupils create exponential equations to model how different investments grow. The class describes the two investments and look at the effects of the parameters of...
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Working With Matrices

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Learners solve problems using matrices. In this algebra lesson, pupils collect data and use matrices to organize their collected data. They interpret the data in the matrices and relate it to different careers, and use addition,...
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Similarity and Dilations - Discover Properties of Similar Figures

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners investigate properties of similar figures. In this properties of similar figures lesson, pupils construct similar figures using Cabri Jr. They dilate their figure to create a similar one, and discuss the relationships between...
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Dilations with Matrices

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Examine dilation with matrices with your class. Learners write a conjecture for how the scale factor determines the size of an image. They then use their conjecture to write a matrix multiplication problem for the illustrated triangle...
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Matrix Transformations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Twelfth graders explore transforming matrices representing figures in the coordinate plane by entering data points of figures such as triangles and quadrilaterals into a matrix. Students dilate, rotate, reflect, and translate the figures...
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Transformers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
TIalgebra has put together a lesson on transforming polygons using matrices. Examples of isometric as well as successive transformations are explored. The class uses graphing calculators to see how transformations can occur in a few of...
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NUMB3RS - Season 2 - "Convergence" - Air Hockey

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learn how to use a matrix to organize data to solve a problem. This activity uses wins and losses to rank players for an air hockey tournament they wish to have. After practicing some basic matrix operations the class could do the...
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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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Properties of Matrices

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A TI-nspire lesson to find determinants of matrices using calculators. The class follows along in this step by step activity to explore operations on matrices. They will mostly be multiplying and at the end of the lesson they are guided...
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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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Using Matrices to Enter Data and Perform Operations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here's a TI step by step guided lesson on matrices. The class enters data into the TI calculator about movie ticket sales and uses matrices as a problem solving tool. They add and multiply matrices to determine profit.
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Matrix Madness!!

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Perform operations to add, subtract, multiply and divide matrices. Then solve problems with vectors using matrices. A three day lesson: Matrix Madness, Mystical Matrices, and Decode the Encode. The last lesson has prizes that the class...
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NUMB3RS Activity: Coded Messages

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Using matrix multiplication and inverse matrices, students are trying to uncode a coded message. Students encrypt simple messages using 2 x 2 matrices.
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Solving Systems Using Matrices

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Explore the concept of systems of equations in two variables and use matrices to solve them. Young mathematicians enter coefficients and constants into a matrix and then solve using row reduction. Instructions on how to use the shortcut...
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Making Connections: Matrices, Graph, Linear Systems

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
In this set of activities, matrices and equations are explored. They work with matrices using pen and paper as well as graphing calculator. Additionally real-world problems are explored. 
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Dealing Up Determinants

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Cards, cards, cards! Here's a fun hands-on activity to get the class to practice matrix operations. Dominant Determinant - each player calculates the value of the determinant using their dealt cards. First to the Inverse - each player...
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Codes - Hiding Information with Matrices

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore the everyday uses of codes and the role codes have played in national security. They practice using matrices and matrix equations to encode and decode information.
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Data Analysis

For Students 8th - 11th
In this data analysis worksheet, learners solve and complete 6 different problems that include using various types of data analysis. First, they create a stem-and-leaf plot of the ratios shown at the top and determine the mean, median,...
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Exploring Transformations with Matrices

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A page right out of the Holt Geometry book. Use a graphing calculator and graph paper to explore transformations with matrices.  
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Operations on Matrices

For Teachers 10th - 12th
A guided lesson using the WolframAlpha computer program. The class explores the basic operations of adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing matrices to solve problems.
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Videobusters

For Teachers 8th - 10th
A real-world scenario, Videobusters, a video rental store has just got to get organized. In small groups, the class works on organizing and analyzing data utilizing matrices. They need to use their skills in adding, subtracting and...
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Vectors: Follow That Arrow

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Vectors and their connection to motion. A video will be presented to provide information for the class to use methods of solving vectors with and without grids. Real-world physical concepts will be explored in reference to vectors.
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Matrices: A Secret Weapon

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students perform operations with matrices. In this algebra lesson, students use cryptography and cryptanalysis to solve problems. They add, subtract, and multiply matrices.