Find the absorbing state(s) for the transition matrix shown.
A state is an absorbing state of a Markov chain if Pii=1. Thus, check the entries P11, P22, and P33 to see if any of them are equal to 1.
P11 = 1.1
P22 = 0.0
P33 = 0.0
Since P11 equals 1, state 1 is the absorbing state.