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I am reading through a combustion text and I am a little flustered by this notation:

Am I correct in saying that the "coefficient matrices" {[itex]{\nu'_{ji}}[/itex]} and {[itex]{\nu''_{ji}}[/itex]} are not really "proper" matrices in the sense that there is not a vector that can multiply them that will result in the system of equations given by 4.29? Or is there? And I am just too tired to figure this out?

Also, the fact that the ij indices are reversed from normal convention (i.e., i = row index and j=column index) is really driving me batty!

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# Compact Notation of RxN Mechanism

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