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Scalar Matrix Multiplication

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We can multiply a matrix with a number (also called a scalar). For scalar multiplication, we multiply each element of the matrix by the number or scalar.


scalar multiplication



We need to consider only one equation

2k = 6

k = 3

Example :

Find the values of x and y.


2x – 6 = 5
2x = 11
x = 5.5

4 – y = 3
y = 1

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