A community for students. Sign up today!
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
 3 years ago
Does a singular matrix have an adjoint matrix? My lecturer said that there is an adjoint matrix for every matrices be it singular or invertible. But I don't see how I can derive an adjoint matrix from a singular matrix?
 3 years ago
Does a singular matrix have an adjoint matrix? My lecturer said that there is an adjoint matrix for every matrices be it singular or invertible. But I don't see how I can derive an adjoint matrix from a singular matrix?

This Question is Closed

Valpey
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes. Just because the determinant is zero doesn't mean the matrix and its adjoint can't be computed. Just flip every other sign and transpose.

xEnOnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh...so a singular square matrix is still possible to have an adjoint matrix. But will a singular rectangular matrix be able to have an adjoint matrix?
Ask your own question
Ask a QuestionFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.