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Area Of A Parallelogram Using Determinants – Linear Algebra Example Problems –

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We use determinants to compute the area of a parallelogram in this example video. We also verify that the determinant approach to computing area yield the same answer obtained using “conventional” area computations.

While this particular example is for a 2-D parallelogram, the same concept applies to larger dimensions (e.g. 3-D parallelpipeds, etc.).

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