Lecture 29 - Mar 18

Lecture 29 - Mar 18 - A T = A . Show that if A is...

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Wednesday March 18 Lecture 29 : Determinants : Examples (Refers to sections 5.2) Objectives : 1. Apply concepts on determinants to solve various problems. The following examples on determinants are solved in class 29.1 Example We say that a n by n matrix A is skew-symmetric if
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Unformatted text preview: A T = A . Show that if A is skew-symmetric and n is odd then det A = 0. 29.2 Example Show that 1 1 1 det 1 1 + a 1 +2 a = 2 a 3 1 (1 + a ) 2 (1 + 2 a ) 2 29.3 A third example is presented in class....
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