# Gaus elimination method

1. Aug 21, 2010

### gkraju

is gauss elimination method same as gauss jordan method in matrices ?

2. Aug 21, 2010

### murmillo

I could be wrong, but I think that Gauss-Jordan is when you eliminate terms "upwards" as well as down. Gaussian elimination just goes halfway (that is, just down) and then you actually write out the equations and algebraically solve.