# Linear Algebra Examples

Determine the Value of k for Which the System Has No Solutions
, ,
Step 1
Write the system of equations in matrix form.
Step 2
Find the reduced row echelon form.
Perform the row operation on (row ) in order to convert some elements in the row to .
Replace (row ) with the row operation in order to convert some elements in the row to the desired value .
Replace (row ) with the actual values of the elements for the row operation .
Simplify (row ).
Perform the row operation on (row ) in order to convert some elements in the row to .
Replace (row ) with the row operation in order to convert some elements in the row to the desired value .
Replace (row ) with the actual values of the elements for the row operation .
Simplify (row ).
Perform the row operation on (row ) in order to convert some elements in the row to .
Replace (row ) with the row operation in order to convert some elements in the row to the desired value .
Replace (row ) with the actual values of the elements for the row operation .
Simplify (row ).
Perform the row operation on (row ) in order to convert some elements in the row to .
Replace (row ) with the row operation in order to convert some elements in the row to the desired value .
Replace (row ) with the actual values of the elements for the row operation .
Simplify (row ).
Perform the row operation on (row ) in order to convert some elements in the row to .
Replace (row ) with the row operation in order to convert some elements in the row to the desired value .
Replace (row ) with the actual values of the elements for the row operation .
Simplify (row ).
Perform the row operation on (row ) in order to convert some elements in the row to .
Replace (row ) with the row operation in order to convert some elements in the row to the desired value .
Replace (row ) with the actual values of the elements for the row operation .
Simplify (row ).
Perform the row operation on (row ) in order to convert some elements in the row to .
Replace (row ) with the row operation in order to convert some elements in the row to the desired value .
Replace (row ) with the actual values of the elements for the row operation .
Simplify (row ).
Step 3
Since is undefined when , then makes the system have no solution.