# diagonalize

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## diagonalize

[dī′ag·ən·ə‚līz] (mathematics)

To convert a square matrix to a diagonal matrix, usually by multiplying it on the left by a second matrix

*A*of the same order, and on the right by the inverse of*A*.Want to thank TFD for its existence? Tell a friend about us, add a link to this page, or visit the webmaster's page for free fun content.

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