If two matrices are similar, it can be proved that their determinants are equal. What about the converse? I don't think it is true, but could someone help me cook up a counterexample? How does one prove that two matrices are not similar?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# If two matrices have the same determinant, are they similar?

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