Education Technology

Using Matrices to Enter Data and Perform Operations

Published on 06/16/2008

Activity Overview

Students will select and use appropriate statistical methods to analyze data and understand meanings of operations and how they relate to one another.

Before the Activity

Provide each student with a copy of the attached .pdf document.

During the Activity

  • Enter data about ticket sales into matrices.
  • Add matrices and store the result in a matrix.
  • Multiply matrices to determine profit.
  • After the Activity

  • Review student answers
  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary