# Types of Matrices: Definition & Differences

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### Fill in the blank: A matrix that, when multiplied by itself, yields itself is called _____

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### 2. What type of matrix is A?

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Determine what you understand about types of matrices with these study tools. Questions will assess you on topics like a matrix multiplied by itself and a type of matrix in a given problem.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the quiz/worksheet to answer questions on the following:

• A type of matrix with a transpose that's the same as its negation
• Row matrix
• Type of matrix with elements below the diagonal at a value of 0

## Skills Practiced

• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve types of matrices practice problems
• Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about organizing numbers in a different light
• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a row matrix

For more, review the accompanying lesson called Types of Matrices: Definition & Differences. Specifically, these areas of study will be addressed:

• Matrix definition
• The order of a matrix
• Null, singular and regular matrices
• Column matrix and square matrix
• Scalar and unit matrices
• Involutory, idempotent and orthogonal matrices
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