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Summary/Background

You can use this method of matrix multiplication to transform any number of coordinates.

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Glossary

matrix

a rectangular or square grid of numbers.

union

The union of two sets A and B is the set containing all the elements of A and B.

Full Glossary List

This question appears in the following syllabi:

SyllabusModuleSectionTopic
AQA A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)FP1Matrix algebraTransformations - inverses
AQA AS Further Maths 2017Pure MathsMatrix Determinants and InversesDeterminants and Inverses
AQA AS/A2 Further Maths 2017Pure MathsMatrix Determinants and InversesDeterminants and Inverses
CCEA A-Level (NI)FP1Matrix algebraTransformations - inverses
Edexcel A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)FP1Matrix algebraTransformations - inverses
Edexcel AS Further Maths 2017Core Pure MathsMatricesDeterminants and Inverses
Edexcel AS/A2 Further Maths 2017Core Pure MathsMatricesDeterminants and Inverses
Methods (UK)M5Matrix algebraTransformations - inverses
OCR A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)FP1Matrix algebraTransformations - inverses
OCR AS Further Maths 2017Pure CoreDeterminants, Inverses and EquationsDeterminants and Inverses
OCR MEI AS Further Maths 2017Core Pure ADeterminants and InversesDeterminants and Inverses
OCR-MEI A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)FP1Matrix algebraTransformations - inverses
Scottish Advanced HighersM3Matrix algebraTransformations - inverses
Scottish (Highers + Advanced)AM3Matrix algebraTransformations - inverses
Universal (all site questions)MMatrix algebraTransformations - inverses
WJEC A-Level (Wales)FP1Matrix algebraTransformations - inverses