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Unformatted text preview: 6 Historical Research Please read the brief two-millenium history of matrices and determinants at http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/history/HistTopics/Matrices and determinants.html#86 . (a) When did Gauss rst use Gaussian elimination? (b) Who dened our modern matrix algebra, including rules for the addition, multiplication, and inversion of matrices and in what year were these denitions published?...
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- Spring '08