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Fix Me or Crush Me

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Can you make matrices which will fix one lucky vector and crush another to zero?

Nine Eigen

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Explore how matrices can fix vectors and vector directions.

8 Methods for Three by One

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This problem in geometry has been solved in no less than EIGHT ways by a pair of students. How would you solve it? How many of their solutions can you follow? How are they the same or different?. . . .

Transformations for 10

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Explore the properties of matrix transformations with these 10 stimulating questions.

Rots and Refs

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Follow hints using a little coordinate geometry, plane geometry and trig to see how matrices are used to work on transformations of the plane.

Square Pair

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Explore the shape of a square after it is transformed by the action of a matrix.

Matrix Countdown

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Play countdown with matrices

Matrix Meaning

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Explore the meaning behind the algebra and geometry of matrices with these 10 individual problems.

Stringing it Out

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Explore the transformations and comment on what you find.

Two and Four Dimensional Numbers

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Investigate matrix models for complex numbers and quaternions.

Limiting Probabilities

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Given probabilities of taking paths in a graph from each node, use matrix multiplication to find the probability of going from one vertex to another in 2 stages, or 3, or 4 or even 100.

The Golden Ratio, Fibonacci Numbers and Continued Fractions.

Stage: 4

An iterative method for finding the value of the Golden Ratio with explanations of how this involves the ratios of Fibonacci numbers and continued fractions.