   Chapter 11.CR, Problem 3CC ### Algebra and Trigonometry (MindTap ...

4th Edition
James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742

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Chapter
Section ### Algebra and Trigonometry (MindTap ...

4th Edition
James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742
Textbook Problem

# (a) What is the augmented matrix of a system? What are leading variables?(b) What are the elementary row operations on an augmented matrix?(c) How do we solve a system using the augmented matrix?(d) Write the augmented matrix of the following system of linear equations. { x + y − 2 z = 3 x + 2 y + z = 5 3 x − y + 5 z = 1 (e) Solve the system in part (d).

To determine

(a)

The augmented matrix of a system and the leading variables.

Explanation

The augmented matrix of a linear system is the matrix that contains the coefficients and the constant terms.

A leading variable is one that corresponds to a leading entry in the augmented matrix...

To determine

(b)

The elementary row operations on an augmented matrix.

To determine

(c)

The system is solved by using the augmented matrix.

To determine

(d)

The augmented matrix of the system of linear equations.

To determine

(e)

The solution of the system.

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