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  1. #1 determinent and matrix 
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    what is the difference in use between a determinant and a matrix?


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    A matrix is an array of numbers. A determinant is a numerical function of the matrix elements. Example:

    matrix:
    (a b)
    (c d)

    determinant = ad - bc.


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