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### If we know nullspace of matrix, how to find reduced row echelon form of that matrix?

vectors u = [4 1 0 0] and v = [1 0 2 1] form a base of nullspace of matrix $$A\in M_{5,4}(R)$$ Find a reduced row echelon form of Matrix A. Since $n-r = dimN(A)$ we know we got two base ...
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### Solve the linear system by Gauss - Jordan elimination

\begin{align} x& - y + 2z - w &= -1\\ 2x& + y - 2z - 2w &= -2\\ -x& + 2y - 4z + w &= 1\\ 3x& -3w &= -3 \end{align} ...
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### Solve the linear system by Gaussian elimination

$\begin{cases}-2b+3c=1 \\ 3a+6b-3c=-2 \\ 6a+6b+3c=5\end{cases}$ I got an inconsistent linear system with the third row being 0 0 0 6. May someone please verify if I am right? I looked it over.
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### How to find system of equations from solution space

I have to find homogeneous system of linear equations whose solution space is: V = span((1,-2,4,3),(1,-1,6,4),(3,-8,8,3)). First I found vectors were linearly dependent, so I discarded the third ...
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### Solution to two equations with three unknowns

So I'm a student studying through correspondence and I need some help. This is an assignment question, and I have tried everything I know how, to answer it which has lead me to the conclusion that ...
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### Method for Finding Matrix-Inverse Through Gauss-Jordan?

When trying to find the inverse of the n$\times$n matrix $A$, one way of going about it is by solving $AX=I$, wherein $I$ is the n$\times$n identity matrix, and $X$ is some n$\times$n matrix which is ...
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### Is it possible for a system of equations to have a non-zero determinant and no solution at the same time?

I am quite confused by the solution I was given for the following problems: a) Solve the following system of equations using Gauss elimination only: $2x - y = 5$ $-x + 2y = -4$ $3x - y = -1$ b) ...
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### What is the canonical basis of a dualspace in $\mathbb{R}^3$?

I have the following: Consider the basis $$B := \{\begin{pmatrix} 1 \\ 1 \\ 0 \end{pmatrix}, \begin{pmatrix} -1 \\ 1 \\ 2 \end{pmatrix}, \begin{pmatrix} 2 \\ 2 \\ 1 \end{pmatrix} \}$$ of the ...
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### How to solve this homogeneous system, with a missing column?

Find the solution set of triplets $(x,y,z)$ that fulfil this system using Gauss-Jordan: $$\begin {cases} -x + 2z = 0\\ 3x - 6z = 0\\2x - 4z = 0\end {cases}$$ First of all, I don't see any ...
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### Using Gauss-Jordan for an infinite-solutions system

I'm starting to get the hang of this Gauss-Jordan stuff - well, I have never done a system with infinite solutions, so I decided to try this one. You can scroll to the bottom instead to see my doubts ...
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### Are there no solutions for $\begin {cases} 2x+4y = 6\\ 3x+6y = 5\end {cases}$?

I'm trying to solve an equation system using Gauss-Jordan. $$\begin {cases} 2x+4y = 6\\ 3x+6y = 5\end {cases}$$ So, first, the augmented matrix: \begin{bmatrix} 2&4&5\\ 3&6&6\\ ...
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### Can all equation systems be reduced to the identity matrix?

I'm trying to learn about solving equation systems using the Gauss-Jordan method. So, you have to convert the equation system to a matrix, and then reduce it to the identity. When you transform it to ...
Prove or disprove that if a matrix has the property $0 \neq |a_{ii}| \leq \sum_{\substack{j=1 \\j \neq i }}|a_{ij}|$ Then Gaussian elimination without pivoting will preserve this property I have ...
I have the following linear system: $$x + 2y - 3z = 4$$ $$3x - y + 5z = 2$$ $$4x + y + (s^2 - 14)z = s+2$$ Im trying to solve for $s$ to figure out how many solutions it has (if any). I know how to ...