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Row Operations

Row Operations

Author: Graham Pardun

This lesson introduces the basic row operations that can be performed on matrices, explaining why they are valid things to do and providing examples of each.

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Elementary Row Operations On A Matrix

Here's an intro to the three elementary row operations you can perform on a matrix, along with a little aside on what's really going on when you do these things -- remember, matrices are a way of representing systems of linear equations, with each row representing an equation. So, the row operations of a matrix are the kinds of things you can do to whole equations in a linear system!