   Chapter 11.CR, Problem 8CC ### Algebra and Trigonometry (MindTap ...

4th Edition
James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742

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Chapter
Section ### Algebra and Trigonometry (MindTap ...

4th Edition
James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742
Textbook Problem

# (a) What must be true of the dimensions of A and B for the product A B to be defined?(b) If A has dimension 2 × 3 and if B has dimension 3 × 2 , is the product A B defined? If so, what is the dimension of A B .(c) Find the matrix product. [ 2 1 4 0 ] [ 3 4 1 5 1 2 ]

To determine

(a)

The true dimensions of matrices A and B for the product AB to be defined.

Explanation

Calculation:

For the product of two matrices A and B, the number of columns of matrix A must be same as the number of rows of matrix B

To determine

(b)

The product AB is defined and if so, the dimension of AB.

To determine

(c)

The product of the matrix.

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