Precalculus and Advanced Topics Module 2, Topic B, Lesson 5

Students Learning

Student Outcomes

  • Students use parallelograms to interpret the sum of two points in ℝ geometrically.  Students make a similar interpretation for the sum of two points in ℝ.
  • Students recognize that scalar multiplication of points in ℝ corresponds to a dilation.  Students make a similar interpretation for scaling points in ℝ.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
N.VM.7 (+) Multiply matrices by scalars to produce new matrices, e.g., as when all of the payoffs in a...

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