Are you allowed to mix and match row and column operations? For (a), using only row operations, I cannot get the matrix into the form they want. Could I swap a few of the columns around to do so?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

For (b), I got it into the form they want. The rank of the matrix is 2 because I have I_{2}there.

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# Homework Help: Row and column matrix operations

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