determinant meaning

EN[dɪˈtɜːmɪnənt] [dɪˈtʌɹmɪnənt]
  • In linear algebra, the determinant is a useful value that can be computed from the elements of a square matrix. The determinant of a matrix A is denoted det(A), det A, or
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  • In the case of a 2 × 2 matrix, the specific formula for the determinant is simply the upper left element times the lower right element, minus the product of the other two elements.
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  • Each determinant of a 2 × 2 matrix in this equation is called a "minor" of the matrix A. The same sort of procedure can be used to find the determinant of a 4 × 4 matrix, the determinant of a 5 × 5 matrix, and so forth.
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      Meaning of determinant for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "determinant" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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