Let be a linear map satisfying the property . Assume that Find the characteristic polynomial of

I don't really know where to start, is this an application of the Cayley-Hamilton Theorem or something?

Thanks!

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- Mar 13th 2011, 11:57 AMh2ospreyFinding the Characteristic Polynomial of a Map
Let be a linear map satisfying the property . Assume that Find the characteristic polynomial of

I don't really know where to start, is this an application of the Cayley-Hamilton Theorem or something?

Thanks! - Mar 13th 2011, 12:37 PMOpalg
- Mar 13th 2011, 02:25 PMh2osprey
Of course, it's all clear now. Thanks!