Solution 1 2 0 3 12 2 0 1 0 3 1 2 0 2 12 20 1

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Unformatted text preview: EXAMPLE: Compute the determinant of A  0215 0021 0035 Solution 1234 0215 0021 0035 215 234 234 234 1 0 2 1 0021 0 2 1 5 0215 035 035 035 021  12 21 35  14 Method of cofactor expansion is not practical for large matrices see Numerical Note on page 190. 4 Triangular Matrices: 0 0  0 00 0  00 00 00 00 0  00 0 0 0  (upper triangular) (lower triangular) THEOREM 2: If A is a triangular matrix, then det A is the product of the main diagonal entries of A. EXAMPLE: 23 4 5 01 2 3 00 35 00 0  _____________________  24 4 5...
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2014 for the course MAT 335 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of North Carolina Wilmington.

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