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    Matrix Representation : Orthogonal Transformation and Determinant

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    Write a proof for the following statement:
    If P is an n x n orthogonal matrix, then det(P) = 1 or -1. Show work.

    det: is the determinant

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    In this solution, orthogonal matrices are proven to have a determinant of 1 or -1.