# Lesson Plan: Introduction to the System of Linear Equations Mathematics • 10th Grade

This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to express a system of linear equations as a matrix equation.

#### Objectives

Students will be able to

- express a system of linear equations as a matrix equation,
- understand and use the coefficient matrix, the variable matrix, and the constant matrix,
- understand the relation between the order of a matrix and the corresponding system of linear equations,
- write an equivalent set of simultaneous equations to a matrix equation.

#### Prerequisites

Students should already be familiar with

- multiplying a matrix by column matrix,
- simultaneous equations.

#### Exclusions

Students will not cover

- geometrically visualizing a system of equations.