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A matrix is an array of numbers in brackets that contain rows (horizontal) and columns (vertical). If there are n rows and m columns, we say the matrix is nxm. Matrices can contain things other than numbers, such as polynomials. Furthermore, those with numbers may contain real or complex numbers.

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Several meanings. In math, it is a group of numbers arranged in a rectangle. Special operations are defined for matrices. There are lots of details; read the Wikipedia article on "Matrix" for a brief overview, or get your hands on a book on linear algebra for more details.

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