The adjoint determinant will be seen subsequently to present itself in the theory of linear equations and in the theory of linear transformation.
The adjoint determinant is the (n - I) th power of the original determinant.
In 1768, recognized as a man who had both the ability and the means for a scientific career, he was nominated adjoint chimiste to the Academy, and in that capacity made numerous reports on the most diverse subjects, from the theory of colours to water-supply and from invalid chairs to mesmerism and the divining rod.
It is easy to see that the adjoint determinant is also 'symmetrical, viz.
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