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Scalar Multiplication of Matrices

Videos and lessons to help High School students learn how to multiply matrices by scalars to produce new matrices, e.g., as when all of the payoffs in a game are doubled.

Common Core: HSN-VM.C.7

Related Topics:
Common Core (Vector and Matrix Quantities)

Common Core for Mathematics

Scalar Multiplication of Matrices N.VM.7
What is a scalar?
Why is matrix multiplication by a scalar important?
How do you multiply a matrix by a scalar?

Matrix Scalar Multiplication
This video explains how to perform scalar multiplication.

Matrix Scalar Multiplication Application - Dilation
This video provides an example of how matrix scalar multiplication can be used to dilate polygon on the coordinate plane.

CC.9-12.N.VM.7 -- Multiply matrices by scalars to produce new matrices.

Matrices - Introduction and Scalar Multiplication
A simple definition of matrices, including discussion on dimension of matrices and a few simple examples of scalar multiplication.

Matrix scalar multiplication.

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