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    Eigenvalues 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.
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    Re: Eigenvalues without using determinants

    Quote Originally Posted by ModusPonens View Post
    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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