Can someone give me a hand with this one? Find the determinate of the matrix {8+4a 4} {5+3a 3} Possible solutions: 4 44 4+24a 44+24a
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Originally Posted by gretchen Can someone give me a hand with this one? Find the determinate of the matrix {8+4a 4} {5+3a 3} Possible solutions: 4 44 4+24a 44+24a The determinant of a 2x2 matrix is defined to be ad - bc; ((8 + 4a)*(3)) - ((4)(5 + 3a)) (12*a + 24) - (12a + 20) = 4
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