# Generating an invertible matrix over a finite field

How to generate an invertible matrix over a finite field?

Generating an invertible matrix over a finite field

How to generate an invertible matrix over a finite field?

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Presumably you're not just looking for something like `identity_matrix(GF(16), 3)`

. Is

```
sage: F = ... your favorite finite field ..., for example F = GF(2)
sage: G = GL(4, F)
sage: G.random_element()
```

what you're looking for?

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Asked: ** 2022-01-20 04:02:53 +0200 **

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