# Fill in the blank : Matrix B = [031-30-4p40] is skew symmetric, then the value of p is _______ - Mathematics and Statistics

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Matrix B = [(0, 3, 1),(-3, 0, -4),("p", 4, 0)] is skew symmetric, then the value of p is _______

#### Solution

Matrix B is skew symmetric.
∴ B = – BT

∴ [(0, 3, 1),(-3, 0, -4),("p", 4, 0)] = [(0, 3, -"p"),(-3, 0, -4),(-1, 4, 0)]

P = – 1.

Concept: Algebra of Matrices
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