Example 14 - Prove that |b+c a a b c+a b c c a+b| = 4abc

Example 14 - Chapter 4 Class 12 Determinants - Part 2

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Question 9 Prove that |■8(b+c&a&a@b&c+a&b@c&c&a+b)| = 4abc Solving L.H.S Let ∆ = |■8(b+c&a&a@b&c+a&b@c&c&a+b)| Applying R1 → R1 – R2 – R3 = |■8(b+c−𝐛−𝐜&a−c−a−c&a−b−a−b@b&c+a&b@c&c&a+b)| = |■8(𝟎&−2c&−2b@b&c+a&b@c&c&a+b)| Expanding determinant along R1 = 0|■8(c+a&b@c&a+b)|−(−2𝑐)|■8(b&b@c&a+b)|−2𝑏|■8(b&c+𝑎@c&c)| = 0 −(−2𝑐)|■8(b&b@c&a+b)|−2𝑏|■8(b&c+a@c&c)| = 0 + 2c (b (a + b) – cb) – 2b (cb – c(c + a)) = 2c (ab + b2 – cb) – 2b (cb – c2 – ca) = 2abc + 2cb2 – 2bc2 – 2b2c + 2bc2 + 2abc = 2abc + 2abc + 2cb2 – 2cb2 – 2bc2 + 2bc2 = 4abc + 0 + 0 = 4abc = R.H.S Hence proved

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