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Dear Prof Scott

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matrix_(mathematics)

Example

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6 * 8 matrix timetable representation

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6 rows = monday, tuesday,wenesday,thursday,friday,saturday

8 columns = first period, second period, third period, fourth period, fifth period, sixth period, seventh period, eight period.

8 * 6 matrix timetable representation

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8 rows = first period, second period, third period, fourth period, fifth period, sixth period, seventh period, eight period.

6 columns = monday,tuesday,wednesday,thursday,friday,saturday

Both the 8*6 OR 6*8 matrix school timetable will work for entering the data as English,Science,Maths,Geography etc in the period row.

The 6*8 offers a landscape representation and 8*6 offers a portrait data representation.

which among the two would be more appealing for designing the School Timetable ?.

Awaiting your reply,

Thanks & Regards,

Prashant S Akerkar

To me, it would be better if the days are across the top and the times are down the side.

This would make each days schedule easy to see since all that would have to be looked at

would be the column for that date. If this were done, the classes could be written close

together, all in one column, since each class would take one or two rows. A blank row in

between each class would be good as well.

According to the table described, each time would be the same straight across, so the classes

offered at the same time each day could be read from left to right if that was needed.

Most of the time, people are interested in the classes each day, and a single column is

easier to read than a single row since the column usually more compact since the words take

up only two rows and around 1.5" of width (5 cm of width). If they were in a row, it would

take longer to scan from left to right and most likely couldn't be fit on a page.

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Comment | Dear Prof Scott Thank you. Thanks & Regards, Prashant S Akerkar |

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