Asked • 04/24/19

Can one factor matrices?

I know that one can factor integers as a product of prime numbers. Is there an analog of it to matrices? Can we define prime matrices such that every matrix is a product of prime matrices? Is there any applications of factorization of matrices?

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Anthony B. answered • 08/01/19

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