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Ch 9: OAE Mathematics: Matrix Operations & Determinants

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Watch this chapter's entertaining video lessons to get a refresher on matrix row operations and determinants. Short multiple-choice quizzes are also included to prepare you for these types of questions on the OAE Mathematics exam.

OAE Mathematics: Matrix Operations & Determinants - Chapter Summary

Get ready for OAE Mathematics exam questions testing your ability to perform arithmetic operations with matrices and take the determinant of a matrix. Lessons in this chapter can reacquaint you with the following topics:

  • Matrix notation
  • Equal matrices
  • Matrix row operations
  • Identity and inverse matrices
  • Determinants of a matrix

After watching one of the short videos, you can take the corresponding multiple-choice quiz to confirm your understanding of these discrete mathematics concepts or skip ahead to the next lesson. Transcripts are also included so you can quickly scan key lesson topics and terminology.

OAE Mathematics: Matrix Operations & Determinants Chapter Objectives

The OAE Mathematics exam consists of 150 multiple-choice questions used to measure the content area knowledge of prospective math teachers in Ohio. This chapter can get you ready for matrix row operations questions appearing in the exam's statistics, probability and discrete mathematics content domain, which makes up roughly 19% of exam content.

6 Lessons in Chapter 9: OAE Mathematics: 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!

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