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    matrix problems

    Let A= (1/3 1/3 1/3)^T. Think of A as an operator from R^1(a one roll matrix with real number) to R^3(a matrix with 3 rows and one column) via matrix vector multiplication.

    My questions are that how can I show that

    1) the operator is one to one
    2) how can i find 2 linear left- inverses for A
    3) how can i find a left inverse for A that is not linear

    A= (1/3 1/3 1/3)^T this, T mean transpose

    Plz help
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    Quote Originally Posted by oxxiissiixxo View Post
    Let A= (1/3 1/3 1/3)^T. Think of A as an operator from R^1(a one roll matrix with real number) to R^3(a matrix with 3 rows and one column) via matrix vector multiplication.

    My questions are that how can I show that

    1) the operator is one to one
    2) how can i find 2 linear left- inverses for A
    3) how can i find a left inverse for A that is not linear

    A= (1/3 1/3 1/3)^T this, T mean transpose

    Plz help
    the operator corresponding to A is T: \mathbb{R} \longrightarrow \mathbb{R}^3 defined by T(x)=\begin{bmatrix}\frac{x}{3} & \frac{x}{3} & \frac{x}{3} \end{bmatrix}^T. it's obviously 1-1 because T(x)=\bold{0} iff x=0. now define the maps: S_1,S_2: \mathbb{R}^3 \longrightarrow \mathbb{R} by:

    S_1( \begin{bmatrix}x & y & z \end{bmatrix}^T)=3x, \ S_2( \begin{bmatrix}x & y & z \end{bmatrix}^T)=3y. clearly S_1,S_2 are linear and S_1T(x)=S_2T(x)=x. hence S_1,S_2 are left inverse of T. also, for example, the map S_3: \mathbb{R}^3 \longrightarrow \mathbb{R}

    defined by: S( \begin{bmatrix}x & y & z \end{bmatrix}^T)=x(x-y+3), is a non-linear map which is a left inverse of T because S_3T(x)=x.
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    " alt="S_1( \begin{bmatrix}x & y & z \end{bmatrix}^T)=3x, \ S_2( \begin{bmatrix}x & y & z \end{bmatrix}^T)=3y.
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    how do you get this. do you just manually make the S1 and S1 = to 3x and 3 y?
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    S( \begin{bmatrix}x & y & z \end{bmatrix}^T)=x(x-y+3), is a non-linear map which is a left inverse of T because S_3T(x)=x.[/quote]

    how come this S_3of T(x) is x for this?
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