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Flat (two-dimensional) table in which the elements or entries appear at the intersections of rows and columns, governed by certain rules. Matrices condense different types of information and are used in studying problems where the relationships between their elements are amenable to tabulation, such as in linear simultaneous equations and Markov chains.

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The mathematician was able to prove his theorem by means of a matrix, which served as a visual representation of his groundbreaking work.
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The company used a complex decision-making matrix to determine which potential investments it should place the bulk of its capital in.
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When ever I am looking at a problem with multiple factors needing to be compared I put them all in a matrix to make the best decision easily visible.
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