After studying this chapter, the student will be able to understand:
Understand the meaning of determinants of different orders
Know basic terminology and rules of determinants
Know how to multiply two determinants
Know Cramer's method for evaluation of simultanious linear equation
Know the important application of determinants
A square arrangement of an expression or number of elements into rows and columns, enclosed within || is called a determinant.
The representation of an expression ad − bc in the form of is called a determinant, say |A| order two and ad − bc is called the value of the ...