Show that if A = QR with Q invertable, then A is similar to A1 = RQ? The hint I have is: Find an invertible matrix P so that RQ = P^-1AP. I need more help please. jack
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You're told that Q is invertible (Q^-1 exists) and you need to conjugate A by something, ie map A -> P^-1AP for some P. About the only P you know of which is invertible is Q, so why not try that? Q^-1 A Q = Q^-1 QR Q = ...
I think that will work.
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