Day 140: Matrix Applications

How can one use matrices in real life….let me count the ways!!  On Tuesday we explored how matrices can be used to change the contrast of photos, determine ranking of candidates in an election and count paths between objects.

Matrix networks 3  Matrix networks 4

Yesterday we delve into counting paths and raising matrices to powers based on a lesson I found at Engage NY: NYS Common Core Mathematics Curriculum.

Matrix networks 5

Today we looked at Markov chains and transition matrices.  Lots of oooo’s and ahhhh’s.  Love it when the math’s coolness shines through to the kids!

Matrix networks 6

Posted on April 16, 2015, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: