Zero Matrix

Pronunciation: /ˈzɪər oʊ ˈmeɪ trɪks/ ?
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. Matrix. allmathwords.org. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. 2009-09-28. http://www.allmathwords.org/article.aspx?lang=en&id=Matrix.

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2009-09-28: Added zero matrix notation. (McAdams, David.)
2008-03-10: Added vocabulary hot links (McAdams, David.)
2007-07-12: Initial version (McAdams, David.)

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