Starter : (Curriculum of Connection)

In the Real World

Any data that is organized in columns and rows can be represented as a matrix. Matrices are used to represent real-world data such as the habits, or traits of a population of people.
Application of Cryptography is an important application that make used of matrix operations extensively. Click on this link to read upmore on this application http://aix1.uottawa.ca/~jkhoury/cryptography.htm
Using matrix to balance chemical equations. http://www.shodor.org/unchem/math/matrix/index.html

Main Course : (Curriculum of Core)

1. Click on this link to introduction of matrices.

http://www.intmath.com/Matrices-determinants/Matrix-determinant-intro.php



2. Click on this link to find out more on determinant (2 x 2)

http://www.intmath.com/Matrices-determinants/1_Determinants.php

3. Click on this link to understand matrix notation, elements of matrix, equal matirces, subtraction and addition of matrices, identity matrix,diagonal matrix and scalar multiplication of matrix.

http://www.intmath.com/Matrices-determinants/3_Matrices.php

4. Click on this link to understand matrice multiplication (very important)

http://www.intmath.com/Matrices-determinants/4_Multiplying-matrices.php


5. Click on this link to find out more about inverse matrix. (very important)

http://www.intmath.com/Matrices-determinants/5_Inverse-matrix.php


6. Click on this link to find out how to use matrix method to solve simultaneous equations.

http://www.intmath.com/Matrices-determinants/6_Matrices-linear-equations.php


If you still have doubt in this unit, click on the link below to download the powerpoint slides and go through them to attain your enlightenment in this unit.



Dessert :(Curriculum of Core)

a) Click on this link to download the worksheets and assignment. You must complete and submit in hard copy to me by end week 3. (15%)



b) Attempt this online quiz to assess your level of enlightenment.

i) Click on this link Test 1 : http://www.hci.sg/maths/sec3matrices/matricesquiz1.htm

ii) Click on this link Test 2 : http://www.hci.sg/maths/sec3matrices/matricequiz2.htm


c) Using Cmap 2.0, create your concept map on matrice to be uploaded into ivle by latest end week 3. (15%)

d) Test in week 9 (70%)