How to Write an Augmented Matrix for a Linear System

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Which equation(s) need to be rewritten in this linear system before we can write it in augmented matrix form?

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1. Rewrite the 3rd equation in proper form so that we can turn it into augmented matrix form.

2. Write in augmented matrix form.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

An augmented matrix is another form that a matrix can take and is constituted by a combination of two independent matrices. This quiz and worksheet combo will test your understanding of this type of matrix and how to use it to more easily work with linear systems. The quiz questions will test you on rewriting equations in augmented matrices.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Rewriting linear equations
  • Writing linear equations into augmented matrices
  • Identifying the equations that are part of an augmented matrix

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Making connections - use your understanding of the concept of linear equations and matrices
  • Problem solving - use your acquired knowledge to solve augmented matrices practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding augmented matrices

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson titled How to Write an Augmented Matrix for a Linear System. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define augmented matrices
  • Describe how augmented matrices and linear systems are related
  • Understand how to create and solve augmented matrices
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