Matrices are incredibly powerful tools in the world of mathematics. By representing numbers in array-like forms, you can perform operations to solve systems of equations, manipulate numbers, and more! Matrices also have real world applications in almost every area of science and engineering. Once you can use matricies fluently, a whole new set of tools open up for you to manipulate math with. Having trouble? Fiveable's free online study guides will take you step by step through this new part of your math journey.