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ERIC Number: EJ1030697
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 5
ISSN: ISSN-0020-739X
A Brief Historical Introduction to Matrices and Their Applications
Debnath, L.
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, v45 n3 p360-377 2014
This paper deals with the ancient origin of matrices, and the system of linear equations. Included are algebraic properties of matrices, determinants, linear transformations, and Cramer's Rule for solving the system of algebraic equations. Special attention is given to some special matrices, including matrices in graph theory and electrical networks. It contains a wide variety of important materials accessible to college and even high school students and teachers at all levels.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; High Schools
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Language: English
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