# Construct a matrix A = ij[aij]3×2 whose element aij is given by aij = (i-j)25-i - Mathematics and Statistics

Sum

Construct  a matrix A = [a_("ij")]_(3 xx 2) whose element aij is given by

aij = ((i - j)^2)/(5 - i)

#### Solution

A = [a_("ij")]_(3 xx 2)

∴ A = [(a_11, a_12),(a_21, a_22),(a_31, a_32)]

aij = ((i - j)^2)/(5 - i)

∴ a11 = (1 - 1)^2/(5 - 1) = 0, a_12 = (1 - 2)^2/(5 - 1) = (-1)^2/(4) = (1)/(4)

a21 = (2 - 1)^2/(5 - 2) = (1)/(3), a_22 = (2 - 2)^2/(5 - 2) = 0,

a31 = (3 - 1)^2/(5 - 3) = (2^2)/(2) = 2, a_32 = (3 - 2)^2/(5 - 3) = (1)/(2)

∴ A = [(0 ,1/4),(1/3, 0),(2, 1/2)].

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