Properties of Determinants

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Properties of Determinants -- Lecture 18. Properties of determinants and finding determinants and eigenvalues of square matrices.

Gilbert Strang, 18.06 Linear Algebra, Spring 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 22, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.
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Questions answered by this video:
  • What is a determinant?
  • What is an eigenvalue?
  • How do you find eigenvalues?
  • How do you find the determinant of a matrix?
  • When does a matrix have an inverse?
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    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This video begins an emphasis on square matrices by talking about determinants of matrices and their properties. A great intro video for understanding determinants, inverses, and eigenvalues of square matrices.