# matrix(RingElement) -- make a matrix from a ring element

## Synopsis

• Function: matrix
• Usage:
matrix r
• Inputs:
• r,
• Optional inputs:
• Degree => ..., default value null, create a matrix from a doubly-nested list of ring elements or matrices
• Outputs:
• , the one by one matrix with r as its single entry

## Description

 i1 : matrix 48 o1 = | 48 | 1 1 o1 : Matrix ZZ <--- ZZ