Ok so I know that the following matrix has a determinant of zero, which means it has no inverse matrix because I found out that it has a row of zeros... But, just by looking at it, how can I tell its determinant is zero?

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- January 12th 2009, 04:01 AMtsal15quick matrix question about zero determinants
Ok so I know that the following matrix has a determinant of zero, which means it has no inverse matrix because I found out that it has a row of zeros... But, just by looking at it, how can I tell its determinant is zero?

Thank you :) - January 12th 2009, 04:07 AMMoo
- January 12th 2009, 04:23 AMtsal15