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    Question Augmented matrix

    The following matrix is a reduced augmented matrix obtained from a system of equations. The system has ____ solutions

    1 0 3 -5 7
    0 1 -2 0 4
    0 0 0 0 0
    0 0 0 0 0
    My answer is No solutions, is this right based on number of zeros. thanks for checking.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kwtolley
    The following matrix is a reduced augmented matrix obtained from a system of equations. The system has ____ solutions

    1 0 3 -5 7
    0 1 -2 0 4
    0 0 0 0 0
    0 0 0 0 0
    My answer is No solutions, is this right based on number of zeros. thanks for checking.
    Since (7,4,0,0)' is a solution it must have more than zero solutions.

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    Smile thanks

    Thank you for looking over the problem, I think I miss understood my text book.
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