Visualizing Linear Transformations

Graphical demonstration of linear transformations of the plane.

Identifier:
http://webspace.ship.edu/msrenault/ggb/visualizing_linear_transformations.html
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Creator(s):
Marc Renault
Cataloger:
David Poole
Publisher:
Shippensburg University
Rights:
Marc Renault
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nothing too fancy here

There is nothing too fancy here. Users can define their own $$2\times2$$ matrix either numerically or by dragging vectors that correspond to the columns of the matrix. A visually appealing depiction of the image of the corresponding 2D linear transformation follows. One nice bonus is that the author poses some exporatory questions for users.

author poses some exporatory questions for users

author poses some exporatory questions for users