How to Make a Matrix in Google docs: Quick Easy Guide

In this tutorial, we will learn How to make a matrix in google docs.

Google docs don’t come with an in-built feature to quickly create a Matrix(Matrices) in Google docs.So how to make a matrix in Google docs. Let’s find out the solution.

How to make a matrix in Google docs : Step by Step Guide

To make a Matrix in Google docs follow the below steps :

How to make a matrix in Google docs ( Overview of Steps )

  • Open your Google document where you need to make a matrix.
  • Insert a Table in your Google docs.
  • Adjust the size of the table.
  • Open the table properties.
  • Under Table properties adjust the Table Border
  • Type the numbers inside the table .
  • Select the Borders of the Cells with numbers.
  • Go to Border color settings and change the background color to White .
  • Required Matrix will be created

How to Insert a 5×5 Matrix in Google docs

In the following example, we will create a 5×5 Matrix.

Step 1: Open your Google document where you need to make a matrix.

  • Log on to docs.google.com and open your Google docs document where you want to create a Matrix.

Step 2: Insert a Table in your Google docs.

  • Go to the Main Menu and Click on the Insert menu.
  • Under Insert, drop-down click on Table and select a 5 *5
  • This will create a 5×5 table in your Google docs as shown below.

Step 3: Adjust the size of the table.

Hover the mouse cursor on top of the table/cell corners and drag it to the right to Adjust its size as shown below.

Step 4: Open the table properties.

  • Hover the mouse cursor to the left top-most first cell.
  • Now press and hold the left mouse click and drag it to the another end to select the entire table .
  • Now right-click and select Table properties .

Step 5: Under Table properties adjust the Table Border

  • Expand the color section under Table properties.
  • Now change the table border from 1pt to 2.25 pt
  • Below is the result after changing to 2.25pt

Step 6: Type the numbers inside the table

Type the numbers inside the second, third and fourth cells of the table.

Step 7: Select the Borders of the Cells with numbers.

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Press and hold the shift key and click on each border of the cells as shown below .

Go to Border color settings and change the background color to White.

5×5 Matrix has been successfully created as per the requirement.

How to make a matrix in Google docs

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