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Notational Collisions

by J. Hillel (Concordia University, Canada)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
November, 1989

Subject classification(s): Algebra and Number Theory | Linear Algebra | Matrix Algebra | Systems of Linear Equations
Applicable Course(s): 3.8 Linear/Matrix Algebra | 4.10 Math for High School Teachers

Examples of potential confusions in standard linear algebra notation and the implications for student learning


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