Science:Math Exam Resources/Courses/MATH152/April 2013/Question A 10
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Question A 10 

Let Calculate the following whenever defined. Otherwise state undefined and include a brief explanation.

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Hint 1 

Before you start, what is the dimension of the resulting matrix AB? 
Hint 2 

Remember matrix multiplication. To get the element in the first row and first column of AB, take the first row of A form the dot product with the first column of B. To get the element of the second row and first column of AB, take the second row of A and form the dot product with the first column of B. Continue with this scheme to fill all spots in AB accordingly. 
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Solution 

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Please rate my easiness! It's quick and helps everyone guide their studies. Since A is 2x2 matrix and B is a 2x3 matrix, the resulting matrix AB will be 2x3. Performing the matrix multiplication, we get
