Rank of adjugate matrix

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how that the rank of the adjugate matrix (r(adj(A))) is :

n if r(A)=n

1 if r(A)=n-1

0 if r(A)<n-1

How to deal with the proof? Can someone give more insight? What proof should I use here?

I have an idea only for the third statement.
 

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What is [itex]A\cdot adj(A)[/itex]?? What are the implications on the rank?
 

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