Calculus IV
15.Functions of Several Variables
16.Multiple Integration
17.Vector Analysis
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Course: College Algebra
Topic: Systems and Matrices
Subtopic: Matrix Applications


Applications of matrices, matrix algebra, and determinants are prevalent in STEM careers. Expose yourself to a wide variety of problems from the text and those presented in class.


By the end of this topic you should know and be prepared to be tested on:


Define: message matrix, coding matrix, coded message matrix, formula for the area of a triangle using a determinant

Text Notes

We will work a variety of applications in class. Be sure that you are familliar with problems that include traffic flow, digital imaging, matrix multiplication and interpreting the results, coding/decoding messages using matrix inversion, and using a determinant to find area of triangle.