# What are the dimensions of the resulting matrix found by multiplying a 2 by 3 matrix and a 4 by 2 matrix?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 4, 2016

I do not think you can multiply them!

#### Explanation:

You can use the dimensions of the original matrices as:

In your case you get:

So that

On the other hand if you multiply the other way round you get:

It is possible and the result will have dimension