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 det
 compute the determinant of a MapleMatrix or MatlabMatrix in MATLAB(R)

 Calling Sequence det(X)

Parameters

 X - MapleMatrix, or MatlabMatrix

Description

 • The Matlab[det] command computes the determinant of a matrix using MATLAB®.
 • Since constants are considered one-by-one matrices, the determinant of a constant returns the constant.
 • Executing the Matlab[det] command returns a float.

Examples

Define the Maple matrix

 > $\mathrm{with}\left(\mathrm{Matlab}\right):$
 > $\mathrm{maplematrix_a}≔\mathrm{Matrix}\left(\left[\left[1,3,5\right],\left[6,4,2\right],\left[7,8,1\right]\right]\right):$

The determinant of this MapleMatrix is computed as

 > ${\mathrm{Matlab}}_{\mathrm{det}}\left(\mathrm{maplematrix_a}\right)$

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A matrix is set in MATLAB®, manipulated, and the new matrix's determinant is computed

 > ${\mathrm{Matlab}}_{\mathrm{setvar}}\left("matlabmatrix_a",\mathrm{maplematrix_a}\right)$
 > ${\mathrm{Matlab}}_{\mathrm{evalM}}\left("matlabmatrix_b = matlabmatrix_a ^ 2"\right)$
 > ${\mathrm{Matlab}}_{\mathrm{det}}\left("matlabmatrix_b"\right)$

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