# What is another word for determinant?

## What is another word for determinant?

In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for determinant, like: factor, deciding, determinative, predictor, heterogeneity, indicator, heritability, determining, determiner, determining factor and causal factor.

### What is determinant in simple words?

A determinant is a factor or cause that makes something happen or leads directly to a decision. The word determinant hasn’t strayed much from its roots in the Latin word for “determining.” As a noun or adjective, it refers to determining or deciding something.

What does the term determinant mean?

1 : an element that identifies or determines the nature of something or that fixes or conditions an outcome education level as a determinant of income.

What are determinants examples?

A determinant is a square array of numbers (written within a pair of vertical lines) which represents a certain sum of products. Below is an example of a 3 × 3 determinant (it has 3 rows and 3 columns). The result of multiplying out, then simplifying the elements of a determinant is a single number (a scalar quantity).

## What are the types of determinant?

Properties of determinants

• Interchange two rows or cols changes the sign: -> -1 * det(A)
• transpose -> det (A) unchanged.
• multiply row * k -> k * det(A)
• multiply matrix * k -> k^2 * det(A)
• det (A B) -> det(A) * det(B)
• proportional rows or columns -> det() == 0.
• Add multiple of one row to another -> det unchanged.

### What are determinants used for?

Determinants can be used to give explicit formulas for the solution of a system of n equations in n unknowns, and for the inverse of an invertible matrix. They can also be used to give formulas for the area/volume of certain geometric figures.

What are determinants of personality?

Psychologists say that our personality is mainly a result of four major determinants, i.e. Physical (Biological/Hereditary), Social (the community you are brought up in and your role in the community), Psychological (your behaviour, emotions and inner thought patterns) and Intellectual (your values and beliefs).

What are the 12 health determinants?

The Public Health Agency of Canada has identified 12 determinants of health as follows:

• Income and social status.
• Social support networks.
• Education and literacy.
• Employment/working conditions.
• Social environments.
• Physical environments.
• Personal health practices and coping skills.
• Healthy child development.