This session introduces the method of elimination, an essential tool for working with matrices. The method follows a simple algorithm. To help make sense of material presented later, we describe this algorithm in terms of matrix multiplication.
Lecture Video and Summary
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Elimination with Matrices (00:47:42)
Lecture: Elimination with Matrices
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- Read Section 2.2 through 2.3 in the 4th or 5th edition.
Problem Solving Video
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Elimination with Matrices (00:10:13)
Recitation: Elimination with Matrices
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Problems and Solutions
Work the problems on your own and check your answers when you're done.