Linear Algebra Examples

Solve Using a Matrix with Cramer's Rule
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Represent the system of equations in matrix format.
The determinant of is .
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These are both valid notations for the determinant of a matrix.
The determinant of a matrix can be found using the formula .
Simplify the determinant.
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Simplify each term.
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Multiply by to get .
Multiply by to get .
Add and to get .
The determinant of is .
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These are both valid notations for the determinant of a matrix.
The determinant of a matrix can be found using the formula .
Simplify the determinant.
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Simplify each term.
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Multiply by to get .
Multiply by to get .
Add and to get .
The determinant of is .
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These are both valid notations for the determinant of a matrix.
The determinant of a matrix can be found using the formula .
Simplify the determinant.
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Simplify each term.
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Multiply by to get .
Multiply by to get .
Add and to get .
Find the value of by Cramer's Rule, which states that . In this case, .
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Remove the extra parentheses from the expression .
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Remove the parentheses from the numerator.
Remove the parentheses from the denominator.
Divide by to get .
Find the value of by Cramer's Rule, which states that . In this case, .
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Remove the extra parentheses from the expression .
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Remove the parentheses from the numerator.
Remove the parentheses from the denominator.
Divide by to get .
The solution to the system of equations using Cramer's Rule.
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