Problem 43032. Geometrical meaning of determinant

Given two vectors x,y, in 2D or three vectors x,y,z in 3D space, compute the area (or volume) of the parallelogram they define.

For example:

X=[0,1]'; Y=[1,0]'; 
V = 1;
X=[1,0,0]'; Y=[0,1,0]'; Z=[0,0,1];
V = 1;

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Last Solution submitted on Mar 28, 2020

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