# Maths Test 1

Matrices

Q1. Write the number of possible matrices which can be made if it has 12 elements. (1)

Q2. Let A = [aij] be a matrix of order 2 x 3 and
(1)
aij = {

, write the value of a13.

Q3. If
1 3 4
5 1 2
÷ (
(
÷
¸ ¸
is additive inverse of
2x 3 y
x t z 2z
÷ (
(
+ ÷
¸ ¸
+
. Find x, y, z and t. (2)

Q4. If A =
cos sin
sin cos
u u (
(
÷ u u
¸ ¸
÷
. Show that A
2
=
cos2 sin2
sin2 cos2
u u (
(
÷ u u
¸ ¸
÷
(3)
Q5. If A =
4 3
2 5
(
(
¸ ¸
and A
2
– xA + yI = 0. Find the value of x and y. (3)
Q6. Express
6 1 5
2 5 4
3 3 1
÷ ÷ ÷
÷
÷
(
(
÷ ÷
(
(
÷ ÷
¸ ¸
as the sum of skew and skew symmetric matrices. (4)

Q7.
0 x 2 2 x
1 2x 0 2x 1
3x 8 x 8 0
+ ÷ (
(
÷ ÷
(
(
÷ ÷
¸ ¸
is a skew symmetric, find value of x. (4)

1 2 3
Q8. If A = 3 -2 1 , then show that A
3
-23 A -40I = O. (4)
4 2 1
Q9. Solve for x.
x 6 1
2 3x x 3
3 2x x 2
÷ ÷
÷ ÷
÷
÷
+
÷
= 0. (4)
2 -3 3
Q10. Find the inverse of the matrix A= 2 2 3 ; if exist using elementary row tranformation. (4)
3 -2 2

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