# Ch 35: Matrices in Algebra

### About This Chapter

Increase your knowledge of the matrices and determinants in algebra with these lessons, which are complete with examples. Use this chapter and its test and quizzes to get the best score you can on an upcoming test or homework assignment.

## Matrices in Algebra - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, our instructors explain what matrices are and the kinds of math operations you can do with them. You will learn about taking the inverse of a matrix and why this is useful. The concepts of matrix exponentials and how to find the logarithm of a matrix will also be introduced.

Your study continues with a discussion about how to take the determinant of a matrix and why this is one of the most basic and helpful operations. Matrix manipulations and solving linear equations in two and three variables using determinants are also introduced. After you have finished these lessons, you should be able to:

• Perform math operations using matrices
• Solve inverse matrices
• Give an example of a matrix exponential and a logarithm of a matrix
• Take the determinant of a matrix
• Calculate systems of equations using easy matrix manipulations
• Use determinants to find the solution of a linear system with two variables
• Utilize Cramer's Rule in your solutions

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6 Lessons in Chapter 35: Matrices in Algebra
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