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    Hi, I was just wondering what the definition of rectangular is for matrices (is it the same as diagonal)?
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    (Original post by OrangeArcher)
    Hi, I was just wondering what the definition of rectangular is for matrices (is it the same as diagonal)?
    I would have just guessed that it's a matrix where the number of rows is not equal to the number of columns? so a 3x2 matrix for example
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    (Original post by TheConfusedMedic)
    I would have just guessed that it's a matrix where the number of rows is not equal to the number of columns? so a 3x2 matrix for example
    I would have thought that as well, but I can't seem to find a definition like that for it. Just want to check that I have the correct definition before learning it.
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    (Original post by OrangeArcher)
    I would have thought that as well, but I can't seem to find a definition like that for it. Just want to check that I have the correct definition before learning it.
    found one

    A matrix for which horizontal and vertical dimensions are not the same (i.e., an m×n matrix with m!=n).
    http://mathworld.wolfram.com/RectangularMatrix.html
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    (Original post by TheConfusedMedic)
    found one

    A matrix for which horizontal and vertical dimensions are not the same (i.e., an m×n matrix with m!=n).
    http://mathworld.wolfram.com/RectangularMatrix.html
    Thank you, by any chance are you a doctor or studying medicine?
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    (Original post by OrangeArcher)
    Thank you, by any chance are you a doctor or studying medicine?
    Not yet, hopefully will be studying medicine this september
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    Not yet, hopefully will be studying medicine this september
    Good luck, I'll be applying this October for veterinary medicine (if all goes to plan)
 
 
 
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