# How do you multiply #((0, 2, 1), (-5, -1, 0))# and #((1, -4, 0), (1, 5, -1))#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 23, 2016

They cannot be multiplied as number of rows of first matrix is

#### Explanation:

The general rule is that an

This means that that number of rows of first matrix A must be equal to number of columns of the second matrix B.

In the given cases, as number of rows of first matrix is