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

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Solution:

Given

Consider,

Â â€¦ (i)

Â â€¦ (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 = â€“ XT

So,Â A â€“ ATÂ is a skew-symmetric.

Solution:

Given

Consider,

Â â€¦ (i)

Â â€¦ (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 = â€“ XT

So,Â A â€“ ATÂ is a skew-symmetric matrix.

Solution:

Given,

Â is a symmetric matrix.

We know thatÂ A = [aij]m Ã— n is a symmetric matrix ifÂ 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,
Â Then

Now,

Now,

X is a symmetric matrix.

Now,

-Y T = Y

Y is a skew symmetric matrix.

Hence, X + Y = A