RREFEtc - Row Operations The following methods used to...

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Page 1 of 5 RREFEtc.doc Winter 2007 Selected Definitions from http://www.mathwords.com/ Row Operations The following methods used to transform matrices: trading two rows, multiplying a row by a nonzero scalar, or adding a scalar multiple of one row to another row.
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Page 2 of 5 RREFEtc.doc Winter 2007 Selected Definitions from http://www.mathwords.com/ Row-Echelon Form of a Matrix Echelon Form of a Matrix A matrix form used when solving linear systems of equations. Reduced Row-Echelon Form of a Matrix A matrix form used in solving linear systems of equations.
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Page 3 of 5 RREFEtc.doc Winter 2007 Selected Definitions from http://www.mathwords.com/ Augmented Matrix A matrix form of a linear system of equations obtained from the coefficient matrix as shown below. It is created by adding an additional column for the constants on the right of the equal signs. The new column is set apart by a vertical line. Gauss-Jordan Elimination
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