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A square matrix is singular whenever 

  1. The rows are linearly independent
  2. The columns are linearly independent
  3. The row are linearly dependent
  4. None of the above
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When the rows are linearly dependent the determinant of the matrix becomes 0 hence in that case it will become singular matrix.

Hence C is the correct option.

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