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    complex eigenvalues

    I need help with finding the eigenvalues for (-3 0 2)
    (1 -1 0)
    (-2 -1 0)
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    Quote Originally Posted by lord12 View Post
    I need help with finding the eigenvalues for (-3 0 2)
    (1 -1 0)
    (-2 -1 0)
    Call this matrix A. You need to solve for \lambda in the equation det(A - \lambda I) = 0.

    So

    \left|\begin{array}{ccc}-3-\lambda & 0 & 2\\ 1 & -1 -\lambda & 0\\ -2 & -1 & -\lambda\end{array}\right| = 0.
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