How to Perform Matrix Row Operations

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question 1 of 3

Which of the following is the new row that results when you add rows 1 and 3?

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1. Multiply the fourth row by 3.

2. If you switch the first row with the fourth row, what will the new first row be?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Matrices are ever-present in mathematics, and this quiz and worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the three row operations you can perform using matrices. The quiz questions will test how well you've come to understand how to perform these row operations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test yourself on the following:

  • The outcome of each row operation
  • Your ability to perform these row operations
  • How well you can perform multiple row operations in one practice problem

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will help you develop your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the pertinent information about each row operation from the related lesson
  • Making connections - use your understanding of matrices and the mathematic operations, such as multiplication and addition, used to accomplish row operations
  • Problem solving - use your acquired knowledge to solve row operation practice problems

Additional Learning

For further study and practice of this math concept, review the accompanying lesson called How to Perform Matrix Row Operations. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define matrices
  • Identify the three row operations possible in matrices
  • Describe how to perform these operations
  • Understand the purpose of each row operation
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