File:Sarrus rule.svg

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English: Illustration of Sarrus' rule.
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Author icktoofay

Vectorized version of File:Sarrus rule.png. Generated with TikZ and LaTeX. Source code:


\usepackage[papersize={4.8cm, 2.6cm}, margin=0cm]{geometry}

	\clip (-0.4, -0.3) rectangle (4.4, 2.3);

	\foreach \vert in {1, 2, 3} {
		\foreach \horz/\hnum in {1/1, 2/2, 3/3, 4/1, 5/2} {
			\node (a\vert-\horz) at (\horz - 1, 3 - \vert) {$a_{\vert\hnum}$};

		(a1-1) -- (a2-2)  (a2-2) -- (a3-3)
		(a1-2) -- (a2-3)  (a2-3) -- (a3-4)
		(a1-3) -- (a2-4)  (a2-4) -- (a3-5);
	\draw [densely dashed]
		(a1-3) -- (a2-2)  (a2-2) -- (a3-1)
		(a1-4) -- (a2-3)  (a2-3) -- (a3-2)
		(a1-5) -- (a2-4)  (a2-4) -- (a3-3);

	\draw [thick, dotted] (2.5, -0.3) -- (2.5, 2.3);


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