Precalculus and Advanced Topics Module 2, Topic C, Overview

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Topic C provides a third context for the appearance of matrices via the study of systems of linear equations.  Students see that a system of linear equations can be represented as a single matrix equation in a vector variable and can be solved with the aid of the multiplicative inverse to a matrix if it exists.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
N.VM.10 (+) Understand that the zero and identity matrices play a role in matrix addition and...
A.REI.8 (+) Represent a system of linear equations as a single matrix equation in a vector variable.
A.REI.9 (+) Find the inverse of a matrix if it exists and use it to solve systems of linear equations (...

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