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**Answiki**on 09/29/2022 at 07:17:16 PM UTC# In Matlab, how to put zeros in the diagonal of a matrix?

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**Answiki**on 09/29/2022 at 07:18:03 PM UTCWith MATLAB, the simplest solution to replace the** diagonal elements of a square matrix with zeros** is to isolate the diagonal elements and to subtract these elements from the original matrix:

`B = A - diag(diag(A))`

Here is an example :

```
>> A=[1 2 3 ; 4 5 6 ; 7 8 9]
A =
1 2 3
4 5 6
7 8 9
>> B = A - diag(diag(A))
B =
0 2 3
4 0 6
7 8 0
```

Answer by

**Answiki**on 09/29/2022 at 07:18:03 PMWith MATLAB, the simplest solution to replace the** diagonal elements of a square matrix with zeros** is to isolate the diagonal elements and to subtract these elements from the original matrix:

`B = A - diag(diag(A))`

Here is an example :

```
>> A=[1 2 3 ; 4 5 6 ; 7 8 9]
A =
1 2 3
4 5 6
7 8 9
>> B = A - diag(diag(A))
B =
0 2 3
4 0 6
7 8 0
```

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**Answiki**09/29/2022 at 07:17:21 PM
In Matlab, how to put zeros in the diagonal of a square matrix?

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**Answiki**09/29/2022 at 07:17:16 PM
In Matlab, how to put zeros in the diagonal of a matrix?

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**Answiki**09/29/2022 at 07:16:55 PM
In Matlab, how to replace the diagonal elements of a matrix with zeros?

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**Answiki**on 09/29/2022 at 07:16:43 PMWith MATLAB, the simplest solution to replace the diagonal elements of a matrix with 0 is to isolate the diagonal elements and to substract these elements to the original matrix:

`B = A - diag(diag(A))`

Here is an example :

```
>> A=[1 2 3 ; 4 5 6 ; 7 8 9]
A =
1 2 3
4 5 6
7 8 9
>> B = A - diag(diag(A))
B =
0 2 3
4 0 6
7 8 0
```

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**Answiki**09/29/2022 at 07:13:33 PM
In Matlab, how to replace the diagonal elements of a matrix with 0?

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