For a 2x2 matrix, does the general definition hold?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

If so, how exactly is the minor ## M_{i,j} ## computed in this case? If A is a 2x2 matrix, is det(A) only defined as ad - bc?

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# Definition of determinant for 2x2 matrix

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