# determinant of the Vandermonde matrix

Let $R$ be a commutative ring with identity, and fix elements ${a}_{1},{a}_{2},\mathrm{\dots},{a}_{n}\in R$. The determinant^{} of the Vandermonde matrix^{} ${\left({({a}_{i})}^{j-1}\right)}_{i,j=1}^{n}$ is equal to the product

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Title | determinant of the Vandermonde matrix |
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Canonical name | DeterminantOfTheVandermondeMatrix |

Date of creation | 2013-03-22 14:33:52 |

Last modified on | 2013-03-22 14:33:52 |

Owner | GeraW (6138) |

Last modified by | GeraW (6138) |

Numerical id | 10 |

Author | GeraW (6138) |

Entry type | Result |

Classification | msc 15A57 |

Classification | msc 65F99 |

Classification | msc 65T50 |

Synonym | Vandermonde determinant^{} |