# determinants

Noun

- plural form of
*determinant*

- Under the general heading "Algebra and Theory of Numbers" occur the subheadings "Elements of Algebra," with the topics rational polynomials, permutations, &c., partitions, probabilities; "Linear Substitutions," with the topics
**determinants**, &c., linear substitutions, general theory of quantics; "Theory of Algebraic Equations," with the topics existence of roots, separation of and approximation to, theory of Galois, &c. "Theory of Numbers," with the topics congruences, quadratic residues, prime numbers, particular irrational and transcendental numbers. - Dodgson periodically published mathematical works - An Elementary Treatise on
**Determinants**(1867); Euclid, Book V., proved Algebraically (1874); Euclid and his Modern Rivals (1879), the work on which his reputation as a mathematician largely rests; and Curiosa Mathematica (1888). - The theories of
**determinants**and of symmetric functions and of the algebra of differential operations have an important bearing upon this comparatively new branch of mathematics. - Pp. 8 0 -94, 95112) showed by his calculus of hyper-
**determinants**that an infinite series of such functions might be obtained systematically. - THE Theory Of
**Determinants**.'

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