# How do you do you multiply a 3x2 matrix by a 2x2 matrix??

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#### Answer:

Here is an example (rather than a formula, it is a process).

#### Explanation:

Here is an example

**Find the first row of the product**

Take the first row of

Now multiply times the first column and add to get the first number in the first row of the answer:

Next multiply times the second column and add to get the second number in the first row of the answer:

(If there were more columns in the second matrix, we would continue this process.)

A this point we know that the product looks like:

**Find the second row of the product**

Find the second row of the product by the same process using the second row of

Make the second row veritcal, muliptly and add.

A this point we know that the product looks like:

**Find the third row of the product.**

**Write the answer**