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Cramer's Rule is due to Cramer

by A. A. Kosinski

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
October, 2001

Subject classification(s): Algebra and Number Theory | Linear Algebra | Systems of Linear Equations | History of Mathematics
Applicable Course(s): 3.8 Linear/Matrix Algebra

The author reviews the evidence of authorship of Cramer`s Rule and comes to the conclusion stated in the title of the paper.

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Linear Algebra | Determinants
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