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Symbol of a Matrix

A symbolic representation of a matrix is called symbol of a matrix.

Methods of representation

A matrix is symbolically expressed by using two types of brackets.

1.

Square brackets

Square brackets are most commonly used to represent a matrix symbolically in matrices.




 
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
 



The elements of the matrix are arranged in number of rows and number of columns within the square brackets to represent a matrix in mathematics symbolically.

Example




4
9
1
0
6


2
4
6
8
9


1
3
2
5
7



2.

Round brackets

Alternatively, round brackets can also be used to represent a matrix symbolically in matrices.




 
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
 



The elements of the matrix are displayed within the parentheses to represent a matrix symbolically by using round brackets.

Example




4
9
1
0
6


2
4
6
8
9


1
3
2
5
7



Either of them can be used to represent a matrix symbolically in mathematics.



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