Eigenvalue and Eigenvector in Linear Algebra Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How many eigenvalues does a 2 by 2 matrix have?

Question 2 2. Find the eigenvalues of the following matrix.

Question 3 3. How many eigenvectors does a 2 by 2 matrix have?

Question 4 4. One of the eigenvalues of the following matrix is -2. Find the corresponding eigenvector where we put 1 in for the first parameter of the vector.

Question 5 5. For any real number x, the following is an eigenvector of a matrix A. Find its unit eigenvector.

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Question 6 6. To diagonalize a matrix, A, we calculate Pt AP. For the normalized eigenvectors, u1 and u2, the matrix, P, is given by _____.

Question 7 7. The matrix, A, is a _____.

Question 8 8. If the eigenvector of a matrix is the vector, v1, shown below, then the length of v1 is _____.

Question 9 9. To diagonalize a symmetric matrix, A, we calculate Pt AP. The result is the matrix, D, where D is the diagonal matrix shown. The eigenvalues of A are _____.

Question 10 10. For the eigenvector, v, the normalized eigenvector, u, is _____.

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Question 11 11. Find the eigenvectors associated with the eigenvalue of 4 for the following matrix.

Question 12 12. In order to find a matrix's eigenvectors, we solve the following equation. Which of this equation's variables represents the eigenvectors?

Question 13 13. Find the eigenvectors associated with the eigenvalue of 4 for the following matrix.

Question 14 14. Find the eigenvectors associated with the eigenvalue of 0 for the following matrix.

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

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Question 16 16. Find all the eigenvalues for the following 2x2 matrix (A).

Question 17 17. Let's say you work a problem where you find all the eigenvalues of a 5x5 matrix. How many eigenvalues will you find?

Question 18 18. What is the general equation we use to find the eigenvalues of any nxn matrix (A)?

Question 19 19. Find all the eigenvalues of the following 2x2 matrix (A).

Question 20 20. Find all the eigenvalues for the following 3x3 matrix (A).

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Question 21 21. The values in a diagonal form of a matrix are the _____ of the matrix.

Question 22 22. Which of the following matrices are in diagonal form?

Question 23 23. What determined the degree of the characteristic polynomial?

Question 24 24. In order for a matrix to have a diagonal form, we must be able to consider values for which the characterstic polynomial is equal to

Question 25 25. What sort of matrices may be diagonalized.

Eigenvalue and Eigenvector in Linear Algebra Chapter Exam Instructions

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