# Can you multiply a 2x2 matrix by a 3x3 matrix?

##### 3 Answers

#### Answer:

No, these matrices are not compatible.

#### Explanation:

The first number represents the number of rows while the second indicates the number of columns.

For adding and subtracting, matrices have to have identical formats,

For multiplication, the number of columns of the first matrix must be the same as the number of rows of the second.

So a

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#### Answer:

No

#### Explanation:

We can only multiply two matrices

Obviously

#### Answer:

No

#### Explanation:

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