Section 6.2 Matrix Algebra

Before Starting this Section, Review

  1. 1 Solving systems of equations (Sections 5.1 and 5.2)

Objectives

  1. 1 Define equality of two matrices.

  2. 2 Define matrix addition and scalar multiplication.

  3. 3 Define matrix multiplication.

  4. 4 Apply matrix multiplication to computer graphics.

Computer Graphics

The following fields illustrate the widespread and growing applications of computer graphics:

  1. The automobile industry. Both computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) have revolutionized the automotive industry. Many months before a new car is built, engineers design and construct a mathematical car ...

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