### determinant

• n. 决定因素；[数] 行列式
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determinant
c. 1600 (adj.); 1680s (n.), from Latin determinantem (nominative determinans), present participle of determinare (see determine).
1. This determinant is a special case of the resultant of two polynomials.

2. The main stem and fruiting branches of determinant types remain relatively short.

3. The determinant can be evaluated from the cofactors of any column.

4. This equation describes the transformation of the determinant 9 from one reference frame to another.

5. We should distinguish the square bracket from two straight bars enclosing a determinant.