The time it would take to find the determinant of a matrix using the Gaussian Elimination is many-many orders less than when the cofactor method is used. In this blog, we derive the formula for a typical amount of computational time it would take to find the determinant of a nxn matrix using the forward elimination part of the Naive Gauss Elimination method. The time is compared with that using the cofactor method.

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