How do i reduce this matrix to echelon form?

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- July 3rd 2010, 04:42 AMadam_leedsHow do i reduce this matrix to echelon form?
How do i reduce this matrix to echelon form?

http://i50.tinypic.com/20fwz11.jpg

Thanks - July 3rd 2010, 04:56 AMmr fantastic
- July 3rd 2010, 05:16 AMadam_leeds
- July 3rd 2010, 05:18 AMmr fantastic
- July 3rd 2010, 05:27 AMadam_leeds
- July 3rd 2010, 03:52 PMHallsofIvy
Yes, multiplying (or dividing) each number in a row by a fixed number (not dividing by 0, of course) is a row operation.

- July 8th 2010, 05:48 AMadam_leeds
- July 8th 2010, 02:43 PMmr fantastic
- July 8th 2010, 05:03 PMHallsofIvy
Well, the first row does start with 1. Now, do the same thing, starting with the second row- you can treat it as if it were a 2 by 3 matrix now.

- July 9th 2010, 05:01 AMadam_leeds
- July 9th 2010, 07:20 PMmr fantastic
- July 10th 2010, 05:05 AMadam_leeds
- July 10th 2010, 03:38 PMmr fantastic