# RD Sharma Solutions for Class 12 Maths Exercise 5.5 Chapter 5 Algebra of Matrices

RD Sharma Solutions for Class 12 Maths Exercise 5.5 Chapter 5 Algebra of Matrices are provided here. The problems are solved in such a way that they help students understand the topics and improve their problem-solving abilities. Practising examples before solving the main exercise makes them familiar with the formulae and methods.

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## RD Sharma Solutions for Class 12 Chapter 5 – Algebra of Matrices Exercise 5.5

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Solution:

Given

Consider,

… (i)

… (ii)

From (i) and (ii), we can see that

A skew-symmetric matrix is a square matrix whose transpose equal to its negative, that is,

X = – XT

So, A – AT is skew-symmetric.

Solution:

Given

Consider,

… (i)

… (ii)

From (i) and (ii), we can see that

A skew-symmetric matrix is a square matrix whose transpose equals its negative, that is,

X = – XT

So, A – AT is a skew-symmetric matrix.

Solution:

Given,

is a symmetric matrix.

We know that A = [aij]m × n is a symmetric matrix if aij = aji

So,

Hence, x = 4, y = 2, t = -3 and z can have any value.

4. Let. Find matrices X and Y such that X + Y = A, where X is a symmetric and y is a skew-symmetric matrix.

Solution:

Given,
Then

Now,

Now,

X is a symmetric matrix.

Now,

-Y T = Y

Y is a skew-symmetric matrix.

Hence, X + Y = A