matrix of a linear transformation

matrix of a linear transformation

[′mā·triks əv ə ′lin·ē·ər ‚tranz·fər′mā·shən]
(mathematics)
A unique matrix A, such that for a specified linear transformation L from one vector space to another, and for specified finite bases in each space, L applied to a vector is equal to A times that vector.
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The first one we use to illustrate the meaning of the notions linear and affine map and to explain the role of the matrix of a linear transformation.