Hello

I had a linear algebra teacher (a long time ago) who said there was a simpler way to obtain eigenvalues, without using determinants. I wonder what that method is. Can anyone point me to a book where I can find it?

Thank you.

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- Sep 7th 2011, 10:32 AMModusPonensEigenvalues without using determinants
Hello

I had a linear algebra teacher (a long time ago) who said there was a simpler way to obtain eigenvalues, without using determinants. I wonder what that method is. Can anyone point me to a book where I can find it?

Thank you. - Sep 7th 2011, 06:23 PMSudharakaRe: Eigenvalues without using determinants
I think what you are looking for could be found here: Down with Determinants!