Ch 14: Matrices and Determinants in Algebra

Use our video lessons to learn what a matrix is in algebra and how to take the determinant of a matrix. Practice solving systems of linear equations and evaluating higher-order determinants.

Matrices and Determinants in Algebra - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter will help you understand what a matrix is, including augmented, equal and inverse matrices, and how to perform operations with them. Our instructors explain concepts such as Gaussian elimination and Cramer's rule and show you how to utilize them. You'll learn to take the determinant of a matrix and how to evaluate higher-order determinants. After completing these lessons, you should be ready to:

• Define a matrix
• Perform matrix row operations
• Understand math operations with matrices
• Solve inverse matrices
• Utilize Gaussian and Gauss-Jordan elimination
• Use determinants to solve systems of linear equations in two and three variables

All our lessons include short multiple-choice quizzes that let you gauge your learning and practice your test-taking skills. If you need to review a particular concept, the timeline in the lessons makes it simple to go back and find the proper section. Written transcripts of all the lessons are included, and you can conclude your study of this topic with a chapter exam.

14 Lessons in Chapter 14: Matrices and Determinants in Algebra
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Chapter Practice Exam
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