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if a matrix is invertable can it be singular ?

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if a matrix is invertable can it be singular ?

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DJsTeLF

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Yep, see http://www.mjollnir.com/

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The answer to the OP's questiion is "no".

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In other words a singular matrix has got a zero determinant and as such it's inverse cannot be obtained.A non singular matrix has got the determinant not equal to zero and in the due course it's inverse can be obtained hence the name invertible matrix.

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DJsTeLF

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@phymatter please accept my apologies if my post was misleading.

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phymatter

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thanks for everyone's help :)

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