Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 8 - Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving - 8.6 Elimination Using Matrices - 8.6 Exercise Set - Page 551: 17



Work Step by Step

Solving the system of equations using Matrices, we find: $$ \begin{bmatrix}3&2&0&¦&11\\ 0&-7&1&¦&4\\ 1&0&-6&¦&1\end{bmatrix}\\ \begin{bmatrix}1&0&0&¦&4\\ 0&1&0&¦&-\frac{1}{2}\\ 0&0&1&¦&\frac{1}{2}\end{bmatrix}\\ p=4,\:r=-\frac{1}{2},\:q=\frac{1}{2}$$
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