1. ## Eigenvalues and eigenvectors?

i been given this 3x3 matrix and can't find the eigenvaules and eigenvectors.

 -3 -2 -2 -1 -4 -1 2 4 1

can someone show me how to do it?

2. ## Re: Eigenvalues and eigenvectors?

Have you found the characteristic equation? It has three small integer solutions. Once you know the three values for the eigenvalue, $\lambda$, find the three independent eigenvectors by solving $Av= \lambda v$.