# 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.
• 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.

• 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.

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.

We hope this tutorial on How to make a matrix in Google docs was helpful.

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