Zero Matrix

Pronunciation: /ˈzɪər oʊ ˈmeɪ trɪks/ Explain
2x3 matrix containing all zeros and a 4x1 matrix containing all zeros.
Figure 1: 2x3 zero matrix and a 4x1 zero matrix.

A zero matrix is a matrix containing all zeros. A zero matrix with can be denoted 0m,n where m,n are the dimensions of the matrix.

A zero matrix is also the additive identity for matrices having the same dimensions.

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  • McAdams, David E.. Matrix. allmathwords.org. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. 9/28/2009. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/m/matrix.html.

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McAdams, David E. Zero Matrix. 5/5/2011. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/z/zeromatrix.html.

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9/28/2009: Added zero matrix notation. (McAdams, David E.)
3/10/2008: Added vocabulary hot links. (McAdams, David E.)
7/12/2007: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)

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