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ERIC Number: EJ1013525
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0020-739X
A Brief Historical Introduction to Determinants with Applications
Debnath, L.
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, v44 n3 p388-407 2013
This article deals with a short historical introduction to determinants with applications to the theory of equations, geometry, multiple integrals, differential equations and linear algebra. Included are some properties of determinants with proofs, eigenvalues, eigenvectors and characteristic equations with examples of applications to simple harmonic oscillations and eigenvalue problems.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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