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matqkks

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Jun 26, 2012
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Are there any real life applications of the rank of a matrix? It need to have a real impact which motivates students why they should learn about rank.
 

Sudharaka

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Feb 5, 2012
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Are there any real life applications of the rank of a matrix? It need to have a real impact which motivates students why they should learn about rank.
Hi matqkks, :)

The concept of rank of a matrix has applications in control theory as described here. And I think you can find countless number of applications of control theory. Here is a video I found that you may be interested in,


Kind Regards,
Sudharaka.