determinant 15 videos

2x2 Determinants
Precalculus Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
How to compute the determinant of a 2x2 square matrix.
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Area With Determinants
Precalculus Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
How to compute the area of a parallelogram using a determinant.
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3x3 Determinants
Precalculus Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
How to compute the determinant of a 3x3 square matrix using minors by expanding along the top row.
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Invertible Square Matrices and Determinants
Precalculus Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
How to determine whether a square matrix is invertible using its determinant.
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Simplifying Determinants
Precalculus Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
How to simplify determinants using three row (or column) operations.
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The Cross Product of Vectors
Precalculus Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
How to compute the cross product of two 3D vectors.
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Cramer's Rule
Precalculus Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
How to solve a system of two linear equations with two unknowns using Cramer's rule.
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The Identity Matrix
Precalculus Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
How to determine the identity matrix of order n.
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The Inverse of a Square Matrix
Precalculus Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
How to determine whether two matrices are inverses.
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Perpendicular, Parallel and Skew Lines in Space
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to determine whether two lines in space are parallel or perpendicular.
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Symmetry of Polar Graphs
Precalculus Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to determine if the graph of a polar equation is symmetric about the xaxis.
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The Angle Between Planes
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to find the angle between planes, and how to determine if two planes are parallel or perpendicular.
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Square Matrices
Precalculus Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
How to determine whether two matrices can be multiplied, and if so, what the dimensions of the product will be.
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Area With the Cross Product
Precalculus Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
How to show that the magnitude of the cross product of two vectors gives the area of the parallelogram determined by those two vectors.
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The Transformation y = f(bx)
Precalculus Introduction to Functions
How determine what transformation the graph y = f(bx) represents when b > 1.
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