MDETERM


Returns the determinant of a matrix.

Syntax:

MDETERM(array)

returns the determinant of the square matrix array, which may be either an inline array or a range, containing all numbers.
MDETERM returns a single value. It need not be entered as an array formula.

Example:

MDETERM({4,1;2,5})
returns 18, that is 4*5 - 1*2.
MDETERM(A1:B2)
where A1, B1, A2, B2 contain 4, 2, 2, 3 respectively, returns 8, that is 4*3 - 2*2.







 
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