augmented matrix

noun

Definition of augmented matrix

: a matrix whose elements are the coefficients of a set of simultaneous linear equations with the constant terms of the equations entered in an added column

First Known Use of augmented matrix

1861, in the meaning defined above

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“Augmented matrix.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/augmented%20matrix. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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