A Jordan matrix is the sum of a scalar matrix and a nilpotent matrix. If you're given just a matrix (without its two parts), how can you tell if it's a Jordan matrix?
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Originally Posted by soma A Jordan matrix is the sum of a scalar matrix and a nilpotent matrix. If you're given just a matrix (without its two parts), how can you tell if it's a Jordan matrix? What do you mean by scalar matrix?
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