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Finding the inverse of matrices 
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#19
Mar1605, 09:35 AM

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I tried coming up with general number of operations you'd perform with either method to determine which is faster, and I just dont have time right now..
matt, which one is faster  augmented matrix or adjoint/determinant method? Ive counted about 47 operations on adj/det method, and I'm guessing there is more in augmented method 


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Mar1705, 09:03 PM

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Mar1705, 09:06 PM

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#22
Mar1705, 11:59 PM

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Not equal to zero and invertible mean the same thing for elements of a field~



#23
Mar1805, 04:23 AM

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But we aren't dealing with a field. Invertible is indeed the correct term.



#24
Mar1805, 05:49 AM

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For example, an integer matrix has an integer inverse if and only if its determinant is 1 or 1  because those are the only invertible integers!



#25
Mar1805, 12:11 PM

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ah... that makes sense.



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