Matrix Notation, Equal Matrices & Math Operations with Matrices


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Which of the following is not a valid matrix operation?

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1. When you multiply matrices, if the first matrix is a 4x3 matrix, which of the following matrices can we multiply with the first?

2. What kinds of brackets are used in proper matrix notation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Matrix notation is important to be familiar with when studying algebra, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of its operations and characteristics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on several aspects of matrix notation, including:

  • Matrix operations
  • Multiplication in matrices
  • The brackets used in matrix notation
  • Identifying numbers within answer matrices

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving matrix notation
  • Distinguishing differences - ensure that you can differentiate between valid and invalid matrix operations
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding matrix multiplication and the brackets used in proper matrix notation

Additional Learning

To learn more about matrices, review the accompanying lesson titled Matrix Notation, Equal Matrices & Math Operations with Matrices. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define matrices
  • Familiarize yourself with matrix notation
  • Know what constitutes equal matrices
  • Understand how matrix addition and subtraction works
  • Understand how matrix multiplication works