# (Python Example for Beginners)

Write a NumPy program to compute the determinant of an array.

From Wikipedia: In linear algebra, the determinant is a value that can be computed from the elements of a square matrix. The determinant of a matrix A is denoted det(A), det A, or |A|. Geometrically, it can be viewed as the scaling factor of the linear transformation described by the matrix.

Sample Solution :

Python Code :

``````
import numpy as np

a = np.array([[1,2],[3,4]])
print("Original array:")
print(a)

result =  np.linalg.det(a)
print("Determinant of the said array:")
print(result)
``````

Sample Output:

```Original array:
[[1 2]
[3 4]]
Determinant of the said array:
-2.0```

## Python Example – Write a NumPy program to compute the determinant of an array

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