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

Word History

First Known Use

1861, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of augmented matrix was in 1861

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“Augmented matrix.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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