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CharacteristicPolynomial

FilledSmallSquare CharacteristicPolynomial[m, x] gives the characteristic polynomial for the matrix m.

FilledSmallSquare m must be a square matrix.

FilledSmallSquare It can contain numeric or symbolic entries.

FilledSmallSquare See Section 3.7.7 and Section 3.7.9.

FilledSmallSquare See also: Eigenvalues, Det.

FilledSmallSquare New in Version 5.0.