# Diagonal-elements sentence example

Hence the product determinant has the principal

**diagonal elements**each equal to A and the remaining elements zero.We may therefore form an orthogonal transformation in association with every skew determinant which has its leading

**diagonal elements**unity, for the Zn(n-I) quantities b are clearly arbitrary.Moreover, representing the remaining three lines by a" b" c" d" e" b /r c a, d N, e"' a " c 'N d"N err" it is further seen that the factor which multiplies the determinant formed with any two columns of the first set is the determinant of the third order formed with the complementary three columns of the second set; and it thus appears that the determinant of the fifth order is a sum of all the products of the form ' a b c" d" e" a, b"c"'dN, ear the sign being in each case such that the sign of the term .c"d"'e" obtained from the

**diagonal elements**of the component determinants may be the actual sign of this term in the determinant of the fifth order; for the product written down the sign is obviously +.The determinant of a square diagonal matrix is the product of its diagonal matrix is the product of its

**diagonal elements**.Advertisement