Hi all, just wondering whether determinants are distributive or not? ie does det(A+B)=det(A)+det(B)?
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Originally Posted by Nicholas Hi all, just wondering whether determinants are distributive or not? ie does det(A+B)=det(A)+det(B)? Consider $\displaystyle A = \left( {\begin{array}{*{20}c} 1 & 1 \\ 0 & 1 \\ \end{array} } \right)\;\& \,B = \left( {\begin{array}{*{20}c} 0 & { - 1} \\ 1 & 0 \\ \end{array} } \right)$
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