# 8.7: Symbolic Linear Algebra Functions

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Function Result

det

Returns the determinant of a matrix.

eig

Returns the eigenvalues (characteristic roots) of a matrix.

inv

Returns the inverse of a matrix.

poly

Returns the characteristic polynomial of a matrix.

8.7: Symbolic Linear Algebra Functions is shared under a CC BY 1.3 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Brian Vick, Virginia Tech.