# python-scipyHow do I create a zero matrix using Python and Numpy?

Creating a zero matrix using Python and Numpy is a common operation. To do this, first import the numpy library.

`import numpy as np`

Then, use the `np.zeros`

function to create a zero matrix. This function takes a single argument which is a tuple that specifies the shape of the matrix. For example, to create a 3x4 matrix, the following code can be used:

```
zero_matrix = np.zeros((3, 4))
print(zero_matrix)
```

## Output example

```
[[0. 0. 0. 0.]
[0. 0. 0. 0.]
[0. 0. 0. 0.]]
```

The code consists of the following parts:

`import numpy as np`

imports the numpy library and assigns it the alias`np`

`np.zeros`

creates a matrix filled with zeros. It takes a single argument which is a tuple that specifies the shape of the matrix`print(zero_matrix)`

prints the created matrix

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