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Math Help - How to row reduce this matrix

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    How to row reduce this matrix

    Hey guys, was just hoping i could get some help with row reducing this matrix.

    (k 1 1 | 1)
    (1 k 1 | 1)
    (1 1 k | 1)


    Thanks for your time!
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    Re: How to row reduce this matrix

    Hey anbo369.

    Hint: Try removing the 1's from the 1st column by calculating R = R - 1/k*R1. Use this same idea to get zeroes in the lower triangular portion.
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    Re: How to row reduce this matrix

    Quote Originally Posted by chiro View Post
    Hey anbo369.

    Hint: Try removing the 1's from the 1st column by calculating R = R - 1/k*R1. Use this same idea to get zeroes in the lower triangular portion.
    Thank you so VERY much! definitely made my day a lot easier
    I'm forever grateful
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