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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:

SyllabusModuleSectionTopicExam Year
AQA A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)FP1Matrix algebraTransforming coordinates-
AQA AS Further Maths 2017Pure MathsMatrices and TransformationsInvariant Points and Lines-
AQA AS/A2 Further Maths 2017Pure MathsMatrices and TransformationsInvariant Points and Lines-
CCEA A-Level (NI)FP1Matrix algebraTransforming coordinates-
Edexcel A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)FP1Matrix algebraTransforming coordinates-
Edexcel AS Further Maths 2017Core Pure MathsLinear TransformationsInvariant Points and Lines-
Edexcel AS/A2 Further Maths 2017Core Pure MathsLinear TransformationsInvariant Points and Lines-
Methods (UK)M5Matrix algebraTransforming coordinates-
OCR A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)FP1Matrix algebraTransforming coordinates-
OCR AS Further Maths 2017Pure CoreLinear TransformationsInvariant Points and Lines-
OCR MEI AS Further Maths 2017Core Pure ALinear TransformationsInvariant Points and Lines-
OCR-MEI A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)FP1Matrix algebraTransforming coordinates-
Scottish Advanced HighersM3Matrix algebraTransforming coordinates-
Scottish (Highers + Advanced)AM3Matrix algebraTransforming coordinates-
Universal (all site questions)MMatrix algebraTransforming coordinates-
WJEC A-Level (Wales)FP1Matrix algebraTransforming coordinates-