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jaumzaum said:Right, and btw, nice answer .I'd do by the easy determinant way
To prove an equation using properties of determinants, you need to show that both sides of the equation have the same determinant value. This can be done by manipulating the matrices involved using the properties of determinants, such as scalar multiplication, row operations, and expansion by minors.
Some common properties of determinants that can be used to prove an equation include:
- Scalar multiplication: multiplying a row or column of a determinant by a constant also multiplies the determinant by that constant
- Row operations: adding a multiple of one row to another row does not change the value of the determinant
- Expansion by minors: expanding a determinant along any row or column will result in the same value
Yes, properties of determinants can be used to prove any type of equation involving determinants, as long as both sides of the equation have the same number of rows and columns. However, it may not always be the most efficient method, as it can be time-consuming for larger matrices.
An equation can be proven using properties of determinants if both sides of the equation have the same number of rows and columns, and if the matrices involved are square matrices (same number of rows and columns). Additionally, the equation must involve only determinants and no other operations.
Proving equations using properties of determinants is important in various fields of mathematics and sciences, as it allows for the verification of equations and the manipulation of matrices. It also helps in understanding the behavior of determinants and their properties, which can be applied in solving more complex problems.