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- | Following operations with a matrix are called **elementary row operations**: | + | The following operations with a matrix are called **elementary row operations**: |

- Switching two rows. | - Switching two rows. | ||

- Multiplying a row by a nonzero constant. | - Multiplying a row by a nonzero constant. | ||

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- | In therms of the augmented matrix, the first elementary row operation means that we can reorder | + | In terms of the augmented matrix, the first elementary row operation means that we can reorder |

equations within the system.\\ | equations within the system.\\ | ||

The second elementary row operation means that we can multiply an equation with some constant, i.e. | The second elementary row operation means that we can multiply an equation with some constant, i.e. |