Pull Value from MATLab Matrix: Solve the Problem

In summary, to pull a specific value from a MATLAB matrix, you can use the indexing notation. You can also pull multiple values at once using a range of indices. To solve problems, you can use matrix operations and built-in functions. Calculations can also be performed on specific values using indexing notation. To extract a specific row or column, you can use the indexing notation with a range of indices.
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Ethers0n
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Does anyone know how to pull the value of an element which has been calculated and placed in a matrix out of the matrix?

ie.

M = [a1, a2;
b1, b2];

c = a1*3;

?

I can't seem to find any information online...

Thanks.
 
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  • #2
You reference elements like this:

Given any matrix
Code:
M=[a1,a2,a3,...,an;
         .
         .
         .
   m1,m2,m3,...,mn]
an element is accessed by referenceing its row and column position. So,
M(c,10) would return the element loacted in the third row, 10th column.
 
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To pull the value of an element from a matrix in MATLAB, you can use indexing. In this case, you can use the variable "c" to access the calculated value of a1*3. For example, if you want to access the value of a1*3, you can use M(1,1) since a1 is located in the first row and first column of the matrix. So, the code would be M(1,1) = c. This will replace the value of a1 in the matrix with the calculated value. You can also store the calculated value in a new variable by using the assignment operator, like c = M(1,1). This will create a new variable containing the value of a1*3. I hope this helps.
 

Related to Pull Value from MATLab Matrix: Solve the Problem

1. How do I pull a specific value from a MATLAB matrix?

To pull a specific value from a MATLAB matrix, you can use the indexing notation. For example, if you want to pull the value in the 2nd row and 3rd column of a matrix called A, you would use A(2,3). This will return the value at that specific location in the matrix.

2. Can I pull multiple values from a MATLAB matrix at once?

Yes, you can pull multiple values from a MATLAB matrix at once by using a range of indices. For example, if you want to pull all the values in the 3rd column of a matrix called B, you would use B(:,3). This will return a column vector of all the values in that column.

3. How do I solve a problem using values from a MATLAB matrix?

To solve a problem using values from a MATLAB matrix, you can use the matrix operations and functions available in MATLAB. These include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and more. You can also use built-in functions like sum, mean, and max to manipulate and analyze the values in the matrix.

4. Can I perform calculations on specific values in a MATLAB matrix?

Yes, you can perform calculations on specific values in a MATLAB matrix by using the indexing notation. For example, if you want to multiply the value in the 1st row and 2nd column of a matrix called C by 2, you would use C(1,2)*2. This will return the result of the calculation.

5. How do I extract a specific row or column from a MATLAB matrix?

To extract a specific row or column from a MATLAB matrix, you can use the indexing notation with a range of indices. For example, if you want to extract the 4th row of a matrix called D, you would use D(4,:). This will return a row vector of all the values in that row. Similarly, if you want to extract the 2nd column, you would use D(:,2).

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