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Homework Help: Putting vectors into matrices

  1. Oct 14, 2007 #1
    I'm in a linear algebra course and I thought I understood the idea of putting vectors into matrices, but now I seem to be confused. When do you put the vectors into columns and when do you put them into rows? Also, what is the definition of a standard matrix and how do you compute it?
    Thank you,

    AstroKat
     
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  3. Oct 14, 2007 #2

    Hurkyl

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    When you want the vectors in the columns.

    When you want the vectors in the rows.

    You'll need to give more context for that one.
     
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