# Worksheet: Three-by-Three Determinants

In this worksheet, we will practice evaluating 3x3 determinants using the cofactors (Laplace expansion) or the Sarrus method.

**Q2: **

Consider the determinant Given that and , determine the determinantβs numerical value.

**Q3: **

Which of the following is equal to the determinant

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- B
- C
- D

**Q5: **

Given that is a complex cube root of unity, evaluate

**Q9: **

Find, in its simplest form, an expression for the determinant

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- D

**Q10: **

Calculate when

**Q13: **

Calculate when

**Q15: **

Consider

Write the determinant whose value is equal to the minor of the element .

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- B
- C
- D

**Q18: **

Find the solution set of

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- B
- C
- D
- E

**Q19: **

Given that is a fixed constant, find solution set of the equation

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- B
- C
- D

**Q21: **

Solve

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- C
- D
- E

**Q22: **

Find the solution set of in .

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- C
- D

**Q23: **

Solve the equation

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- B
- C
- D

**Q24: **

Determine the value of that makes a root of the equation

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- B
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- D

**Q25: **

Find the solution set of the equation

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- B
- C
- D