M.9 Self-Assess

Here's your chance to assess what you remember from the matrix review.

  1. Review the concepts and methods on the pages in this section. Note the courses that certain sections are aligned with as prerequisites:
      STAT 414 STAT 501 STAT 504 STAT 505
    M.1 - Matrix Definitions  Required  Required  Required Required
    M.2 - Matrix Arithmetic  Required  Required  Required Required
    M.3 - Matrix Properties  Required  Required  Required Required
    M.4 - Matrix Inverse  Required  Required  Required Required
    M.5 - Advanced Topics  Recommended  Recommended  Recommended 5.1, 5.4, Required
    5.2, 5.3, Recommended
  2. Download and Complete the Self-Assessment Exam.
  3. Determine your Score by Reviewing the Self-Assessment Exam Solutions.


Students that score below 70% (fewer than 21 questions correct) should consider further review of these materials and are strongly encouraged to take MATH 220 (2 credits) or an equivalent course.

If you have struggled with the concepts and methods that are presented here, you will indeed struggle in the courses above that expect this foundation.

Please Note: These materials are NOT intended to be a complete treatment of the ideas and methods used in Matrix algebra. These materials and the accompanying self-assessment are simply intended as simply an 'early warning signal' for students. Also, please note that completing the self-assessment successfully does not automatically ensure success in any of the courses that use this foundation. 

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