Eigenvectors and Eigenvalues

  • Rami Shakarchi

Abstract

Let a ∈ and a ≠0. Prove that the eigenvectors of the matrix
$$ \left( {\begin{array}{*{20}c} 1 & a \\ 0 & 1 \\ \end{array} } \right) $$
generate a 1-dimensional space, and give a basis for this space.

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rami Shakarchi
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  1. 1.New HavenUSA

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