I have come to a problem where I have Eigenvalues = 2,2i,-2i and my Eigenvectors have i's in them. I usually check my work using my calculator to perform the operation of,(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

[tex]S^{-1}AS=J[/tex]

where S is my Eigenvector matrix, A is my original.

I then see what my J matrix looks like. It should look like my eigenvalues coming down the diagonal in the same order of my vectors that were in S.

My calculator doesn't accept the number i, in a matrix though!! Is there another way to check my work here?

Thank you

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# Homework Help: Complex Eigenvectors, How do I check?

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