   Chapter 11.4, Problem 1E ### Algebra and Trigonometry (MindTap ...

4th Edition
James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742

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Section ### Algebra and Trigonometry (MindTap ...

4th Edition
James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742
Textbook Problem

# True or false? det ( A ) is defined only for a square matrix A .

To determine

To check:

Whether the statement “det(A) is defined only for a square matrix A” is true or false.

Explanation

Approach:

If the number of rows and column of a matrix are same then the matrix is a square matrix and a number can be assigned to it called determinant.

Calculation:

From the definition of determinant, determinant of a matrix is only defined for square matrix...

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