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Glencoe Algebra 2: Graphing Calculator Investigation Augmented Matrices

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

This Graphing Calculator Investigation activity is from Glencoe Algebra 2 Chapter 4: Matrices, Lesson 4-8: Using Matrices to Solve Systems of Equations. Students will solve systems of linear equations.

Before the Activity

Review the activity PDF file.
Make copies of the activity PDF file for your class.

During the Activity

Students will:

  • Write an augmented matrix for each system of equations
  • Use the MATRIX function to solve systems of linear equations


  • Directions:
  • Distribute the student activity sheets
  • Follow the procedures as outlined
  • After the Activity

    As a class, review student answers, discussing questions that appeared to be more challenging, and re-teaching as needed.