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Correcting Cramer's Rule

by Vagarshak Vardanyan

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
January, 2011

Subject classification(s): Algebra and Number Theory | Linear Algebra
Applicable Course(s): 3.8 Linear/Matrix Algebra

The author clarifies the wording of Cramer's rule, sidestepping a common misconception.  The Kronecker-Capelli theorem is introduced to help see Cramer's rule in a more complete context.

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Capsule Course Topic(s):
Linear Algebra | Determinants
Linear Algebra | Solving Linear Systems: Algebraic
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