# Ch 2: Matrices & Absolute Value: College Algebra Lesson Plans

### About This Chapter

The Matrices & Absolute Value chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach these mathematical expressions in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

## Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Matrices & Absolute Value chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Matrices Matrix brackets, rows and columns; arithmetic operations with matrices
Tuesday Determinants Methods for calculating the determinant of a square matrix
Wednesday Absolute value expressions Absolute value notation; methods for evaluating and solving absolute value expressions and equations
Thursday Graphs of absolute value equations Methods for graphing the standard form of an absolute value equation
Friday Transformations Translations, dilations and reflections of an absolute value's graph

8 Lessons in Chapter 2: Matrices & Absolute Value: College Algebra Lesson Plans
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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