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Videos, worksheets, solutions, and activities to help Algebra students learn about matrix addition, subtraction and scalar multiplication.

**How to define a matrix?**

A matrix is a rectangular arrangement or array of numbers called elements.

**How to identify the dimensions of a matrix?**

The dimension m × n of a matrix identifies how many rows and columns a specific matrix has. The number of rows is m and the number of columns is n.

**How to identify elements in a matrix?**

A number or element in a matrix is denoted a_{ij}, where i is the ith row and j is the jth column.

**How to perform matrix addition?**

The sum of two matrices can only be found if both matrices have the same dimension. We add matrices by adding corresponding elements.

**How to perform matrix subtraction?**

The difference of two matrices can only be found if both matrices have the same dimension. We subtract matrices by subtracting corresponding elements.

**How to perform scalar multiplication?**

The product of a scalar and a matrix is equal to the scalar times each element in the matrix.

**Matrix Addition, Subtraction, and Scalar Multiplication**

This video shows how to add, subtract and perform scalar multiplication with matrices.

**What a matrix is? **

How to add and subtract them.
**How to add two matrices together?**

If they both have the same dimensions (same number of rows and columns) then you just add up the numbers that are in the same spot.**Matrix Addition and Subtraction**

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More Lessons for Grade 9

Math Worksheets

Videos, worksheets, solutions, and activities to help Algebra students learn about matrix addition, subtraction and scalar multiplication.

A matrix is a rectangular arrangement or array of numbers called elements.

The dimension m × n of a matrix identifies how many rows and columns a specific matrix has. The number of rows is m and the number of columns is n.

A number or element in a matrix is denoted a

The sum of two matrices can only be found if both matrices have the same dimension. We add matrices by adding corresponding elements.

The difference of two matrices can only be found if both matrices have the same dimension. We subtract matrices by subtracting corresponding elements.

The product of a scalar and a matrix is equal to the scalar times each element in the matrix.

This video shows how to add, subtract and perform scalar multiplication with matrices.

How to add and subtract them.

If they both have the same dimensions (same number of rows and columns) then you just add up the numbers that are in the same spot.

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You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.

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