# Thread: 3x3 Eigenvector Problem

1. ## 3x3 Eigenvector Problem

With the Matrix B:

(1 0 0 )
(0 2.5 -0.5)
(0 -0.5 2.5 )

find the eigenvector associated with the eigenvalue of 2.

I've been using the form:

(B - (lambda)I)x= (lambda)x

but have been unsucessful so far.

Suggestions?

Astroboy

2. Originally Posted by astroboy
With the Matrix B:

(1 0 0 )
(0 2.5 -0.5)
(0 -0.5 2.5 )

find the eigenvector associated with the eigenvalue of 2.

I've been using the form:

(B - (lambda)I)x= (lambda)x

but have been unsucessful so far.

Suggestions?

Astroboy
Please show your working. Then your real difficulty can be diagnosed.