# Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors

• Apr 21st 2008, 03:04 PM
mjwilder85
Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors
Can you help me find the eigenvalues and eigenvectors of A geometrically if A= the matrix
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• Apr 21st 2008, 03:47 PM
mr fantastic
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Originally Posted by mjwilder85
Can you help me find the eigenvalues and eigenvectors of A geometrically if A= the matrix
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Do you mean the whole $\det(A - \lambda I) = 0$ business ......? Do you have class notes and/or a textbook with worked examples?
• Apr 21st 2008, 08:03 PM
mjwilder85
yeah I have a book but the example they give is completely confusing.
• Apr 21st 2008, 10:01 PM
mr fantastic
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Originally Posted by mjwilder85
yeah I have a book but the example they give is completely confusing.