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The upper left corner of V(Pl,P2"") is then b+ 1 ] b+c+1 Now subtract the first row from the second, change the sign of the first row, and perform the corresponding column operations. The resulting matrix is integrally congruent to the original and has the 2 x 2 matrix a [ I b+ 1 a+ 1 in its upper left corner, and is otherwise unchanged. It is the same as V(P2' Pl'''') except that the entries a and a+1 are reversed in position. Jre unchanged . The Alexander polynomial is det(tV - V'). Every non-zero term in the determinant of any tridiagonal matrix M must contain mi,i-t 1 if it contains mi+l,i' so the determinant is not affected if the two elements are exchanged.
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