# Division matrix

Cleuson Alves cleuson.o at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 13:19:43 CET 2012

```Thanks, I'm starting to plan now, so I'm still confused with the production
code, but what I need is to divide array 2x2 or 3x3.
I still can not!

2012/11/12 Joshua Landau <joshua.landau.ws at gmail.com>

> On 13 November 2012 01:00, Cleuson Alves <cleuson.o at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello, I need to solve an exercise follows, first calculate the inverse
>> matrix and then multiply the first matrix.
>>
>
> This list isn't to give answers for homeworks, and this sounds like one.
> We *do* give help to those who have a specific problem and who preferably
> show that they are trying to help up help them.
>
>
>> I await help.
>>
>
> For what?! You haven't asked a question.
> 1) What do you need. Answer precisely, preferably giving an example output
> for the input you want
> 2) What techniques have you tried? You have given code below in an
> extremely un-obvious manner. What does it do, crash? Is it the wrong
> output? What is wrong about the output?
> 3) What do you *think* has gone wrong? What about the output seems to be
> wrong?
>
>
>> Thank you.
>> follows the code below incomplete.
>>
>
> On the basis that we can get some foreign people who maybe don't have
> English as a commonly used language, muddled grammar isn't that big deal.
> However, when asking for help it is worth checking that you've asked in a
> clear way.
>
>
>> m = [[1,2,3],[4,5,6],[7,8,9]]
>> x = []
>> for i in [0,1,2]:
>>     y = []
>>     for linha in m:
>>         y.append(linha[i])
>>     x.append(y)
>>
>> print x
>> [[1, 4, 7], [2, 5, 8], [3, 6, 9]]
>>
>
> Is this the right output? Is this what you *meant* by inverse? As Ian
> Kelly (who is undoubtedly more learned in this area) said, this is a
> transpose, so you have just swapped the one axis with another.
>
>
>> def ProdMatrix(x,b):
>>     tamL = len(x)
>>     tamC = len(x[0])
>>     c = nullMatrix(tamL,tamC)
>>     for i in range(tamL):
>>         for j in range(tamC):
>>             val = 0
>>             for k in range(len(b)):
>>                 val = val + x[i][l]*b[k][j]
>>             c[i][j]
>>     return c
>>
>
> You haven't given the full code. This crashes because we don't have
> "nullMatrix" defined. It would be nice if we had something we could try to
> run.
>
> Then, the error is: "NameError: global name 'l' is not defined". On the
> line "val = val + x[i][l]*b[k][j]" you use a variable "l" which doesn't
> exist. What should you be using, or should you have created it?
>
> *Then* you get an output of pure 0s. This is because you forgot to put
> You probably just forgot to finish the line "c[i][j]", which does nothing
> now.
>
> You're actually really close on the second part. I have no idea if you're
> doing what you want for the first part, but it's not what's traditionally
> called an inverse.
>

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Cleuson de Oliveira Alves
Rio de Janeiro - RJ
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