# Python | Numpy matrix.tolist()

With the help of `Numpy matrix.tolist()` method, we are able to convert the matrix into a list by using the `matrix.tolist()` method.

Syntax: `matrix.tolist()`
Return : Return a new list

Example #1 :
In this example we can see that by passing the matrix we are able to convert it into list by using the `matrix.tolist()` method.

 `# import the important module in python ` `import` `numpy as np ` `             `  `# make matrix with numpy ` `gfg ``=` `np.matrix(``'[4, 1, 12, 3]'``) ` `             `  `# applying matrix.tolist() method ` `geek ``=` `gfg.tolist() ` `   `  `print``(geek) `

Output:

```[[4, 1, 12, 3]]
```

Example #2 :

 `# import the important module in python ` `import` `numpy as np ` `             `  `# make matrix with numpy ` `gfg ``=` `np.matrix(``'[4, 1, 9; 12, 3, 1; 4, 5, 6]'``) ` `             `  `# applying matrix.tolist() method ` `geek ``=` `gfg.tolist() ` `   `  `print``(geek) `

Output:

```[[4, 1, 9], [12, 3, 1], [4, 5, 6]]
```
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