OML Search

Scalar Multiplication of Matrices

Related Topics:
Common Core (Vector and Matrix Quantities)
Common Core for Mathematics



Examples, solutions, videos, and lessons to help High School students learn how to multiply matrices by scalars to produce new matrices, e.g., as when all of the payoffs in a game are doubled.

Common Core: HSN-VM.C.7

The following diagram shows an example of scalar multiplication. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions using scalar multiplication.

Scalar Multiplication

Scalar Multiplication of Matrices N.VM.7
What is a scalar?
Why is matrix multiplication by a scalar important?
How do you multiply a matrix by a scalar?



Matrix Scalar Multiplication Application - Dilation
How matrix scalar multiplication can be used to dilate polygon on the coordinate plane?
Matrix Scalar Multiplication
How to perform scalar multiplication? Matrices - Introduction and Scalar Multiplication
A simple definition of matrices, including discussion on dimension of matrices and a few simple examples of scalar multiplication. Matrix scalar multiplication.

Rotate to landscape screen format on a mobile phone or small tablet to use the Mathway widget, a free math problem solver that answers your questions with step-by-step explanations.


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.


OML Search


We welcome your feedback, comments and questions about this site or page. Please submit your feedback or enquiries via our Feedback page.