Originally Posted by
NJoyce Hey everyone,
Do you know if there are any links between the property of matrix determinants and Complex numbers.
- a complex number being z=x+yi, where x and y are real numbers and i is the imaginary number which represents sqrt(-1)
- a matrix being a 2x2 representation of a Complex number, written as:
$M = \left[ {\begin{array}{*{20}{c}}x&{ - y}\\y&x\end{array}} \right]$
I know how to find the determinant of a matrix, but I don't know if there is a property in Complex number operations etc that corresponds to this determinant property in Matrices.