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How to organize, add and multiply matrices - Bill Shillito

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When you're working on a problem with lots of numbers, as in economics, cryptography or 3D graphics, it helps to organize those numbers into a grid, or matrix. Bill Shillito shows us how to work with matrices, with tips for adding, subtracting and multiplying (but not dividing!).

List the two ways you can multiply matrices, and briefly explain why you can't divide two matrices of equal size.

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  • Animator Andres Bernal, Gustavo Martinez, Sonia Rodriguez
  • Educator Bill Shillito
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  • Producer Nestor B. Macias, The Leading Sheep Studio
  • Narrator Bill Shillito

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