Essence of Linear Algebra Preview

Make connections with linear algebra. The video introduces the concept of linear algebra and its geometric underpinnings. The resource makes the case that a complete understanding of linear algebra topics should include geometric understandings, computations, and uses. The presentation is the first of a series of 15.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Use at the beginning of a Linear Algebra class
  • Take a typical algebra topic and show its geometric representation, such as transformations of graphs of functions
Classroom Considerations
  • Class should be familiar with the terms vector, sine, and series
  • The formula for the determinant given in the animation at :30 is not correct 
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Contains closed captioning
  • Includes animations to keep the viewers' attention
Cons
  • None
Common Core