# what is meant by index exceed matrics dimension?

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g mathi on 4 Nov 2016
Commented: Walter Roberson on 5 Nov 2016
when i run this code its showing error as index exceed matrix dimension.please help me. i also tried debugging.
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g mathi on 4 Nov 2016
i also tried that, but dont know to figure out the problem. where the dimension increased? how to solve?
If you are new to Matlab this is exactly the kind of basic problem you need to be able to learn how to solve and using the debugger and command line is the best way to do that. You ought to understand your own code and what it is supposed to do better than anyone else.

Thorsten on 4 Nov 2016
Edited: Thorsten on 4 Nov 2016
If you have a 1 x 3 matrix
A = [6 7 9]
and try to access an element that does not exist, like A(2,3) or A(1, 4), you get the error: Index exceeds matrix dimension, because in the first case your index 2 exceeds the matrix dimension 1, and in the second case, your index 4 exceeds the matrix dimension 3.
g mathi on 4 Nov 2016
i am new to matlab.say me where i need to change.help me.
Steven Lord on 4 Nov 2016
If MATLAB was a pirate ship, this behavior that causes this error would be the equivalent of trying to walk to the 4th step of a plank that is 3 steps long.
You need either to use a longer plank (increase the length of the vector into which you're indexing) or to take fewer steps (use a smaller index into the vector.)
A = [1 2 3];
A(4) % this will throw the "Index exceeds matrix dimensions" error
A2 = [1 2 3 4]; % you're using a longer plank
A2(4) % and taking the same number of steps so this will work
A3 = [1 2 3]; % the plank is the same length as the first one
A3(3) % but you're taking fewer steps so this will work

Walter Roberson on 4 Nov 2016
Undefined function or variable 'eNodeB'.
Error in code (line 21)
p(time)=eNodeB(w,Rate(i_rate));
You have not provided us with what we need to test your code.
Walter Roberson on 5 Nov 2016
Error using fzero (line 241)
FZERO cannot continue because user-supplied function_handle ==> @(x)utility_UE(x,ii,pp) failed with the error below.
Undefined function 'utility_UE' for input arguments of type 'double'.
Error in code (line 25)
soln(i)=fzero(@(x) utility_UE(x,ii,pp),[0.001 1000]);
That is, we also need utility_UE
Walter Roberson on 5 Nov 2016
"how to solve this?"
... by posting the code for utility_UE along with any other of your routines that utility_UE calls.

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