matrix and determinant

Discussion in 'Math' started by sadaf, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. sadaf

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    Aug 4, 2010
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    I have two questions....
    1.A matrix is a scalar or vector?
    and

    2.The determinant of a matrix is a scalar or vector.....?
     
  2. Papabravo

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    Feb 24, 2006
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    A1. A matrix is neither a scalar nor a vector. It can be used to represent a tensor such as Moment of Inertia, stress, and stain.

    A2. A determinant is a dimensionless scalar quantity
     
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