Education Technology

TAKS: How Do You Beat the System?

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

This activity will help students develop an alternate method for solving systems of equations by using matrices and multiplying by an inverse matrix.

Before the Activity

Students should have studied the solutions of systems of equations by graphing prior to this lesson. Additional directions noted in attachments.

During the Activity

Teacher will lead student discussions and monitor the students' work developing the process for solving systems with matrices.

After the Activity

Teacher will lead whole-group discussion to guide students in development of vocabulary used in assessment questions.