College Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter 6 - Matrices and Determinants - Exercise Set 6.1 - Page 602: 63



Work Step by Step

False, we can add any real multiple of another row to a row, there are no restrictions on the value being positive, $0$ or negative, thus it is allowed. Thus this operation is permitted.
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