Concept Of Matrices

• Introduction to Matrices

The word matrix was first introduced by English Mathematician Jame Sylverter (1814-1897). Another Mathematician Arther Caylay (1821-1895) also developed the theory of matrices independently and used it for solving the linear equations. Now a days, matrices (plural of matrix) are used in high speed computers and other branches of natural & social sciences to solve […]

• Concept of Matrices

Matrix: Now, we write formal definition of Matrix. An arrangement of number into m-rows and n-columns is called a Matrix of order . Matrix always denoted by capital letters whereas their elements or entries by small letters e.g. This form of matrix is called matrix in tabular form, matrix can also be written in short […]

• Types of Matrices

There are several types of matrices, but most commonly used are: Rows Matrix Columns Matrix Rectangular Matrix Square Matrix Diagonal Matrix Scalar Matrix Identity Matrix Triangular Matrix Null or Zero Matrix Transpose of a Matrix Row Matrix: A matrix is said to be row matrix if it has only one row. e.g. Column Matrix: A […]

• Algebra of Matrices

The algebra of matrices includes Addition of Matrices Subtraction of Matrices Multiplication of a Matrix by Scalar Multiplication of Matrices Addition of Matrices: Two matrices and can be added only if order of matrix is equal to order of matrix . Then addition of matrices and can be obtained by adding the corresponding elements and […]