## matrices

ma·tri·ces matrix

## matrices

noun

A plural of matrix.

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- Under the general heading "Fundamental Notions" occur the subheadings "Foundations of Arithmetic," with the topics rational, irrational and transcendental numbers, and aggregates; "Universal Algebra," with the topics complex numbers, quaternions, ausdehnungslehre, vector analysis,
**matrices**, and algebra of logic; and "Theory of Groups," with the topics finite and continuous groups. - A theory of
**matrices**has been constructed by Cayley in connexion particularly with the theory of linear transformation. - Observe the notation, which is that introduced by Cayley into the theory of
**matrices**which he himself created. - This idea finds fuller expression in the algebra of
**matrices**, as to which it must suffice to say that a matrix is a symbol consisting of a rectangular array of scalars, and that**matrices**may be combined by a rule of addition which obeys the usual laws, and a rule of multiplication which is distributive and associative, but not, in general, commutative. - Cayley, on
**Matrices**, Phil.

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