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Ch 16: MTLE Mathematics: Matrices in Linear Algebra

About This Chapter

This chapter on matrices in linear algebra is perfect for anyone looking to brush up on related material that will appear on the MTLE Mathematics exam. Boost your confidence through engaging lessons and practice quizzes.

MTLE Mathematics: Matrices in Linear Algebra - Chapter Summary

This chapter delves into the functions of matrices in linear algebra, specifically focused on the instances of matrices you can expect to find within the MTLE Mathematics exam. By the time you're done going through this chapter, you'll have polished and bolstered your comprehension of:

  • Definition of a matrix
  • Matrix row operations
  • Matrix notation, equal matrices and math operations with matrices
  • Multiplicative inverses of matrices and matrix equations
  • Inverse matrices
  • How to take a determinant of a matrix

Verifying your understanding can be easily accomplished through the practice quizzes at the end of each lesson. You can take and re-take these quizzes until you feel ready to continue. The quizzes can also be printed as worksheets if you'd like to use them for further offline study.

6 Lessons in Chapter 16: MTLE Mathematics: Matrices in Linear Algebra
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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!

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