## Art of Problem Solving – Conversation with a Student

Question Asked by a Student:- A 2 by 2 determinant is chosen such that the elements are from the set {-1, 1}. Find the probability of choosing determinants whose value is 0? Solution:- Based on DoPrep’s method of problem solving strongly influenced by the works of the great Hungarian Mathematician George Pólya. The following conversation between the student and DoPrep illustrates […]

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