How do you find the characteristic polynomial, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors of the following matrix?
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Originally Posted by logitech How do you find the characteristic polynomial, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors of the following matrix? In the usual way (you will find many solved problems like this one by searching the MHF forums or doing a Google search). Start by calculating (I suggest expanding down the first column). Then solve etc. Please post what you've done and exactly where you get stuck.