Solving Equations Involving Linear Transformations of the Coordinate Space

Explore methods for solving linear systems with your classes and introduce learners to using matrices as a viable method. Scholars are able to recognize situations where matrices are the efficient method of solving. Application questions include both two and three unknowns.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Utilize a graphic organizer such as a flow chart for recording the different methods of solving linear systems
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects the ability to write and solve linear systems algebraically and using inverse matrices
  • Scholars should have access to technology such as a graphing calculator to calculate inverse matrices
Pros

  • Makes comparisons between the methods of solving linear systems and recognizing when each may be more efficient
  • Includes an exit ticket and problems to check for understanding as well as independent practice
Cons

  • None