# Eigenvalues & Eigenvectors: Definition, Equation & Examples

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### How many eigenvalues does a 2 by 2 matrix have?

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

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In this quiz and worksheet, you'll answer questions about eigenvectors and eigenvalues. When you take this assessment, you'll be asked about the eigenvalues in various kinds of matrices and about corresponding eigenvectors.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take this quiz to test your ability to:

• Explain how many eigenvalues are in different kinds of matrices
• Find the eigenvalues in an example matrix
• Describe how to find the corresponding eigenvector to an eigenvalue
• Use equations to identify eigenvalues

## Skills Practiced

• Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how to find corresponding eigenvectors and interpret it correctly
• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related math lesson
• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve eigenvector and eigenvalue practice problems