Ch 16: FTCE Math: Matrix Operations & Determinants

About This Chapter

You can use this chapter to review information on matrix operations and determinants. These lessons will help you prepare for the questions about matrices on the FTCE math test.

FTCE Math: Matrix Operations & Determinants - Chapter Summary

This chapter will focus on the information about matrices and their functions that might appear on the FTCE math exam. Topics that you will be able to look over with these lessons include:

  • What matrixes are and how they're used
  • Three basic matrix row operations
  • Fundamentals of matrix notation and equal matrices
  • Inverses of matrices and how they're used
  • The method for taking a determinant of a matrix

Reviewing what you know about matrices and their operations with these video lessons will prepare you to ace this portion of the FTCE math test. Complete the longer chapter exam once you've finished the quizzes for each lesson to get a better idea of what you'll face on the test.

6 Lessons in Chapter 16: FTCE Math: Matrix Operations & Determinants
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What is a Matrix?

1. What is a Matrix?

As math gets more and more complicated and there become more and more numbers flying around, it becomes really handy to put all these numbers in a nice organized grid... hello matrices! Learn about what they are and why there are used.

How to Perform Matrix Row Operations

2. How to Perform Matrix Row Operations

Watch this video lesson to learn how easy it is to perform row operations on a matrix. Learn how to perform the three basic operations easily and quickly.

Matrix Notation, Equal Matrices & Math Operations with Matrices

3. Matrix Notation, Equal Matrices & Math Operations with Matrices

Watch this video lesson to learn about the basics of matrices and what kinds of math operations you can do with them. Also learn how to determine whether two matrices are the same or not.

Multiplicative Inverses of Matrices and Matrix Equations

4. Multiplicative Inverses of Matrices and Matrix Equations

Watch this video lesson to learn about another method you can use to solve a matrix problem if you are given the inverse of the matrix. You will also learn the identifying mark of the multiplicative inverse of a matrix.

How to Solve Inverse Matrices

5. How to Solve Inverse Matrices

Watch this video lesson to learn what kinds of matrix operations you can take to find the inverse of a matrix. Also learn why matrix inverses are useful.

How to Take a Determinant of a Matrix

6. How to Take a Determinant of a Matrix

Matrices are incredibly powerful and can help you do all sorts of things, but one of the most basic (and surprisingly helpful) operations you can perform on one is to take its determinant. Learn how to do that here!

Chapter Practice Exam
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