Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Math 1025.03 (Prof. H Joshi) Matrix Terminology Sept. 2012
By end of first week, students are expected to understand some basic Matrix terminology and
operations discussed in Chapter 1 of the text book. I suggest you:
Write the term / phrase
Write its meaning / Definition as given in book
Take time to understand
Construct / give an example or two, to illustrate.
Leave some space for additional explanation.
A Matrix in general.
Square Matrix, Identity Matrix, Symmetric Matrix
Diagonal Matrix,, Transpose of a Matrix Skew-
symmetric Matrix Equality of Matrices. Upper / Lower triangular