matrix multiplication (newbie question)

Keith Goodman kwgoodman at
Wed Nov 8 08:32:00 CST 2006

On 11/8/06, izak marais <izakmarais at> wrote:

> Sorry if this is an obvious question, but what is the easiest way to
> multiply matrices in numpy? Suppose I want to do A=B*C*D. The ' * ' operator
> apparently does element wise multiplication, as does the 'multiply' ufunc.
> All I could find was the numeric function 'matrix_multiply, but this only
> takes two arguments.

If B and C and D are matrices, then '*' is matrix multiplication.

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