GATE | GATE-CS-2003 | Question 41

Consider the following system of linear equations


Notice that the second and the third columns of the coefficient matrix are linearly dependent. For how many values of a, does this system of equations have infinitely many solutions?
(A) 0
(B) 1
(C) 2
(D) infinitely many

Answer: (B)

Explanation: matrices_41



This solution is contributed by Anil Saikrishna Devarasetty.

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