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17.3: C - Determinants

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    In Chapter 5 we defined the determinant of a \(2 \times 2\) matrix for the sole purpose of providing some hands-on experience in the computation of inverses of \(2 \times 2\) matrices. In this appendix we will define the determinant of any square matrix, and summarize the main properties of determinants.


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