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Finding determinant of a 2x2 matrix
Finding Determinant
Important things to note in Determinants
Example 1
Ex 4.2, 16 (MCQ) Deleted for CBSE Board 2023 Exams
Ex 4.1,1
Ex 4.1, 2 (i)
Ex 4.1, 3 Important
Example 2
Ex 4.1, 8 (MCQ)
Example 5 Important
Ex 4.1, 7 (i) Important
What is the difference between Matrix & Determinant? You are here
Finding determinant of a 2x2 matrix
Last updated at March 16, 2023 by Teachoo
What is the difference between Matrix & Determinant? Matrix is representation of number in row & column format Eg: A = [9 2 1 / 5 -1 6 / 4 0 -2] Matrix can be of any order [3/5/6] (3 × 1) [32 / 14 / 53] (3 × 2) [3/1 2/4] (2 × 2) Scalar multiplied to matrix If a number is multiplied to matrix, it is multiplied to each element of the matrix 2 [9 2 1 / 5 -1 6 / 4 0 -2] = [2 × 9 / 2 × 2 / 2 × 1] [2 × 5 / 2 × (-1) 2 × (6) / 2 × 4 / 2 × 0 / 2 × (-2) Determinant Determinant is number associated with a matrix Eg: |A| = |9 2 1 / 5 -1 6 / 4 0 -2 | = 90 Determinant is only possible for a square matrix |32 / 14 / 53| Determinant not possible |3 1 / 2 4| Determinant possible Scalar multiplied to determinant If a number is multiplied to determinant, it is multiplied to either one row, or one column 2 |9 2 1 / 5 -1 6 / 4 0 -2| = |2× 9 / 2 × 2 / 2× 1 / 5 -1 6 / 4 0 -2| Or |2 × 9 2 1 / 2×5 -1 6 / 2×4 0 -2]