# Cubing a matrix

To cube the matrix [A] I assume you square it and then multiply the result by [A] however in matrix multiplication order matters:

so which is correct?

[A]^3 = [A]^2[A] or [A][A]^2

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rock.freak667
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They are the same.

In the end you are just doing [A][A][A]

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