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Vector Division

There is no unique solution ${\hbox{\sf A}}$ to the Matrix equation ${\bf y}={\hbox{\sf A}}{\bf x}$ unless ${\bf x}$ is Parallel to ${\bf y}$, in which case ${\hbox{\sf A}}$ is a Scalar. Therefore, vector division is not defined.

See also Matrix, Scalar

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