Introduction to Linear Algebra: Applications & Overview


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A vector has:

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1. A matrix is:

2. Which of the following is NOT a row operation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Linear algebra describes the branch of mathematics that deals with matrices, vectors, vector spaces, and systems of linear equations. This quiz and worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of linear algebra and its many facets. The quiz questions will test you on vectors and matrices, as well as row operations within matrices.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The definition and characteristics of a vector
  • A matrix
  • Identifying row operations

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw and retain the most important information about linear algebra from the related lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about algebra in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as matrices, vectors, and row operations
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding linear algebra and its common applications

Additional Learning

To learn more about linear algebra, review the accompanying lesson Introduction to Linear Algebra: Applications & Overview on this topic. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define linear algebra
  • Define vectors and matrices as they relate to linear algebra
  • Understand how to use linear algebra to solve matrices
  • Define elementary row operations used to solve matrices