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  1. Sep 30, 2005 #1
    What exactly is an echelon matrix? I searched the web and did find some useful results but I'm still a little confused. :confused:
    Thanks in advance for any help. :smile:
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  3. Sep 30, 2005 #2


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    An "echelon" matrix is one in which each row has zero entries extending further to the right than the previous row.
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