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Please Answer the following questions, some are multiple choice, others require some work.

1. Write the augmented matrix for the given system:

2. Use the system in problem #1. Without interchanging any of the rows in the augmented matrix, what is the first value which will be replaced with zero when using the Gaussian Elimination method?

a. -1
b. 1
c. 3
d. 5

3. Represent the given matrix with a system of equations in x, y, and z.

a.

b.

c.

d.

4. Use elementary row operations to write the matrix in echelon form:

a.

b.

c.

d.

5. Solve the system of equations by the Gaussian elimination method:

6. Solve the system of equations by the Gaussian elimination method:

7. When solving the following system of equations by the Gaussian elimination method,

which of the following is NOT a matrix leading to the solution?

a.

b.

c.

8. Given A = and B = , find A + B .

a.

b.

c.

d.

9. Given A = and B = , find A - B.

a.

b.

c.

d.

10. Given A = and B = , find A + B.

a.

b.

c.

d.

11. Given A = , find -3A
a.

b.

c.

d.

12. Given A = and B = , find 2A - 3B.

a.

b.

c.

d.

13. Find the product:

a.

b. Undefined
c.

d.

14. Find the product:

a.

b.

c.

d. Undefined

15. When finding the product, how many pairs of numbers must be multiplied together?

a. 3
b. 9
c. 12
d. 27

16. For the product, what will be the element in row 3, column 1?

a. 8
b. 3
c. 0
d. -4

17. Given these matrices and their dimensions: A3x2, B3x2, and C2x4 Which of the following can NOT be performed?

a. A+B
b. 3C
c. AxB
d. AxC

FOR PROBLEMS 18 - 20 USE THESE MATRICES:
A = B =
18. Find A2,1

a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4

19. If C = AxB, the order of C is:

a. 1x3
b. 3x1
c. 3x3
d. unable to determine

20. If C=AxB, find C2,1.

a. 37
b. 30
c. 23
d. 21

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This solution is comprised of a detailed explanation to write the augmented matrix for the given system.

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