Sun March 14, 2010 By:

sir/mam pls give me best TRICK to FIND INVERSE OF A MATRIX (EXPLAIN)

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Sun March 14, 2010

The SURE and straightforward method would be by adjoint.

To find inverse of a given matrix A, follow the steps.

Cofactor of an element aij = (-1)i+j x determinant obtained after excluding the ith row and jth column.

1/ Find the cofactors of all the elements.

2/ Replace all the elements in the matrix by their cofactors.

3/ Take the transpose of the matrix, and it's the adjoint of the given matrix A, denoted by adj(A).

4/ Divide adj(A) by determinant of A, and you'll have the inverse of A.





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