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    Matrix (augmented matrix to echelon form)

    I have been working with this question for so long, and still I couldn't reach the echelon form.. Can anyone help pls?

    Question: using elementary row operations, reduce the matrix A to echelon form.

    A=
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    Re: Matrix (augmented matrix to echelon form)

    Just proceed with following row transformations:
    R2 - 2R1 and R3-3R1
    Interchange R2 and R3
    R1-R3
    R3-R1
    And you will get the result.
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    Re: Matrix (augmented matrix to echelon form)

    Can u show me your final result? I could not get the answer even though I followed your instructions.. thanks
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    Re: Matrix (augmented matrix to echelon form)

    oh nevermind, i found out the answer already... Your steps probably have mistakes in them...thanks anyway
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