A is a 300 x 300 matrix with 17 on the diagonal, and the rest of the entries being 11. What is det (A) ?
Update: (21 June 2014):
Solution posted by Gowtham R (Stanford), Justin Rising, Pavan Bharadwaj, Hansaplatz and gaurushh in comments! Thanks
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