How do you diagonalize a matrix without first determining its eigenvalues then eigenvectors? All of the examples I've seen first find the eigenvalues and eigenvectors, then diagonalize it. That seems to obscure why you'd want to diagonalize it in the first place - to easily compute the eigenvalues!(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Homework Help: Diagonalizing a matrix

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