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# Calculate The Determinant Of A Matrix

## Preliminaries

```
# Load library
import numpy as np
```

## Create Matrix

```
# Create matrix
matrix = np.array([[1, 2, 3],
[4, 5, 6],
[7, 8, 9]])
```

## Calculate Determinant

```
# Return determinant of matrix
np.linalg.det(matrix)
```

```
-9.5161973539299405e-16
```

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