# determinant meaning

EN[dɪˈtɜːmɪnənt] [dɪˈtʌɹmɪnənt]WDeterminant

- 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.

FR déterminant

- NounPLdeterminantsPREdé-SUF-ant
- A determining factor; an element that determines the nature of something.
- (linear algebra) The unique scalar function over square matrices which is distributive over matrix multiplication, multilinear in the rows and columns, and takes the value of 1 for the unit matrix. Abbreviation: det.
- (biology) A substance that causes a cell to adopt a particular fate.

- A determining factor; an element that determines the nature of something.
- AdjectiveCOMmore determinantSUPmost determinant
- Serving to determine or limit; determinative.

- Serving to determine or limit; determinative.
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- The linear mixed model of follow-up data showed that lean mass, years since menopause, and age of menophania were the significant
**determinants**of BMD of all sites.

- The linear mixed model of follow-up data showed that lean mass, years since menopause, and age of menophania were the significant

- Used in the Middle of Sentence

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