# determinant of the Vandermonde matrix

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

 $\prod_{1\leq i
Title determinant of the Vandermonde matrix DeterminantOfTheVandermondeMatrix 2013-03-22 14:33:52 2013-03-22 14:33:52 GeraW (6138) GeraW (6138) 10 GeraW (6138) Result msc 15A57 msc 65F99 msc 65T50 Vandermonde determinant