Is there a good method or any particular way you guys use to factorise determinant to avoid staring at a problem for minutes without coming up with any answers?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Lets say I want to factorize [tex]

\begin{bmatrix}

1 & a & a+1 \\

a+1 & 1 & a \\

a & a+1 & 1

\end{bmatrix}[/tex]

Where should I start? Is there a general way to do this so that the process is a bit quick especially for when it comes to exams? Thanks!

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# Homework Help: Determinant Factorisation

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