logo

Ask Questions, Get Answers

 
X
 Search
Want to ask us a question? Click here
Browse Questions
Ad
Home  >>  CBSE XII  >>  Math  >>  Model Papers
0 votes

If \( \begin{bmatrix} 2x & 5 \\ 8 & x \end{bmatrix}=\begin{bmatrix} 6 & 5 \\ 8 & 3 \end{bmatrix} \), then find x.

Can you answer this question?
 
 

1 Answer

0 votes
Toolbox:
  • If the order of 2 matrices are equal, their corresponding elements are equal, i.e, if $A_{ij}=B_{ij}$, then any element $a_{ij}$ in matrix A is equal to corresponding element $b_{ij}$ in matrix B.
Given
$\begin{bmatrix} 2x & 5 \\ 8 & x \end{bmatrix}=\begin{bmatrix} 6 & 5 \\ 8 & 3 \end{bmatrix}$
The given two matrices are equal hence their corresponding elements should be equal.
2x=6
x=3.
answered Apr 8, 2013 by sharmaaparna1
 

Related questions

Ask Question
student study plans
x
JEE MAIN, CBSE, NEET Mobile and Tablet App
The ultimate mobile app to help you crack your examinations
Get the Android App
...