Let be an -rowed Minor of the th order Determinant associated with an Matrix in which the rows , , ..., are represented with columns , , ..., . Define the complementary minor to as the -rowed Minor obtained from by deleting all the rows and columns associated with and the signed complementary minor to to be
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Academic Press, pp. 1109-1100, 1979.