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When I divide two matrix of the same size (5x1) I get a 5x5 matrix where the first column has the answer and the next 4 are zeros.

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Jason Burke
Jason Burke on 10 Aug 2021
Edited: Jason Burke on 10 Aug 2021
When I divide two matrix of the same size (5x1) I get a 5x5 matrix where the first column has the answer and the next 4 are zeros.
What am I doing wrong.
m1 = [2; 4; 5; 6; 9];
m2 = [1; 2; 5; 3; 3];
ans = m1 / m2;

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Jason Burke
Jason Burke on 10 Aug 2021
Edited: Jason Burke on 10 Aug 2021
I wanted to divied each element by the corresponding element from the other matrix. I needed to perform the element by element division which is ./ instead of just /
ans = m1 ./ m2;

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