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How would one prove that

The determinant of a square Vandermonde matrix (som=n) can be expressed as:

$\displaystyle

det(V) = \prod_{1 \le i < j \le n} (a_j - a_i)

$?

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- Jun 20th 2008, 09:10 PMmathwizardProve the formula for a square Vandermonde matrix.
Vandermonde matrix - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

How would one prove that

The determinant of a square Vandermonde matrix (so*m*=*n*) can be expressed as:

$\displaystyle

det(V) = \prod_{1 \le i < j \le n} (a_j - a_i)

$? - Jun 20th 2008, 09:36 PMTwistedOne151Link
Try here.

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