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What are Matrices
It is said that the Allied forces were able to shorten WW2 with two years due to the information they retrieved from Enigma. Mr Alan Turing and his crew were able to break the code of enigma by building a sophisticated computer. This deciphering machine used matrices to decode and read secret messages from the Germans which gave the Allies a tactical advantage. Matrices are still used in computers up till today. Another example of the central and essential role maths plays in our lives. Study the topics below during your maths revision in which I explain what Matrices are. Start with the example questions at the beginning for it is important to have a clear understanding what Matrices are before you start to work with them. Once you understand what Matrices are and how to add, subtract and multiply Matrices you can learn how to find the determinant and inverse of a Matrix. Let me know on the forum if you still don't understand Matrices and I will answer your questions. Good luck and have fun!
