n x n determinant

JasaMath

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Hi, i would kindly ask for help solving this n x n determinant I just cant find the trick with this one. The instruction is to calculate the n x n determinant where a is a real number. Thanks!

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Subhotosh Khan

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Hi, i would kindly ask for help solving this n x n determinant I just cant find the trick with this one. The instruction is to calculate the n x n determinant where a is a real number. Thanks!

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Jomo

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Did you look at small cases for n to see if you see a pattern?
 
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