# How do you find the determinant of #|(0,1,-4), (3,2,3), (8,-3,4)|#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 18, 2017

Here is a reference that shows you how to evaluate a 3 x 3 determinant

#### Explanation:

Separate it into three 2 x 2 determinants with the coefficients of the top row multiplying the determinants alternating + and - signs:

Use