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Find the inverse of the following matrix A, if possible. Check that...
WILL GIVE A MEDAL :)
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Find the inverse of the following matrix A, if possible. Check that... WILL GIVE A MEDAL :)
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inkyvoydBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The question is, will you give your calculator a medal if you did the same thing? ;)
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inkyvoydBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
If you own a graphing calculator, chances are you will be able to use it to do this math problem. I'm assuming that this is NOT homework OR testwork. If it is, I'll try to work you through the problem.
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Anita505Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1363038798101:dw
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Anita505Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
sorry we are not suppose to use a graphing calculator actually.
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inkyvoydBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
In this case, you might have to give us the matrix A in order to start...
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Anita505Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
can u show me the steps on finding this solution? please i dont understand what i did wrong
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inkyvoydBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Well, you might want to type the A matrix because I can't find the inverse of the matrix without the matrix itself xD
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inkyvoydBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Also, please tell me the name of the unit/course you are taking at the moment. There are a number of ways to find the inverse of a matrix. I'm assuming you are using determinants or GaussJordan elimination, but if you are using something else please let me know.
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Anita505Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
section 4.5 The Gauss Jordan method for calculating Inverses.
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inkyvoydBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay. Please tell me what matrix A is. I mean, the four numbers...
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RadEnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
lol, @Anita505 can u draw ur matrix according in ur book :)
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Anita505Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh yes haha sorry about that. :p
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Anita505Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1363039743929:dw
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inkyvoydBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Begin with your matrix and the identity matrix. Now, you want to make the left hand side the identity matrix, and the right hand side will be the inverse. Use elementary row operations. 6 51 0 2 70 1 Let's multiply the second row by 3, so that first number is also 6 6 5 1 0 6 210 3 Now subtract the first row from the second row REMEMBER: We want the left hand side to be the identity matrix! 6 5 1 0 0 161 3 The zero in the bottom left is a start  we want to keep going. What do you think we should do next?
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Anita505Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
on the bottom left corner
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inkyvoydBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes. so we simply divide the that bottom row by 16. 6 5 1 0 0 11/16 3/16 Next we'll find the top row by subtracting 5 times the second row 6 021/16 15/16 0 11/16 3/16 finally divide row one by 6. I'ma check my work to see if I got it correct xD  tell me what you got xD
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Anita505Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@inkyvoyd can you please draw out the matrix solution? this is very confusing.. to understand ahah
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inkyvoydBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I'm afraid I can't do that  what I will do is tell you if what you get agrees with what I get. Is that fair?
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Anita505Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay so what did u get for the first row and first column, first row and second column, and what did u get for the second row first column and second row second column
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Anita505Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1363062987282:dw
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inkyvoydBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Can you tell me what you got, so I can check your answer? :)
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Anita505Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
my answer is incorrect tho thats why i asked u to show me what u did :p
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inkyvoydBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Tell me what your answer is :)
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inkyvoydBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
6 021/16 15/16 0 11/16 3/16 this is where I left off. This is only one step left  use a single easy elementary operation to make the left hand the identity matrix. and the right hand will be your answer :)
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Anita505Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so 15 I 16 3 I 16 is what u got?
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inkyvoydBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
No... the correct matrix is 7/32 5/32 1/16 3/16
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Anita505Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ohh okay they are in fractions oh okay thank you!
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inkyvoydBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes, my bad http://www.bluebit.gr/matrixcalculator/calculate.aspx
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Anita505Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thank you can u help me with a few more questions?
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