All I want to know is if a number and its negative appear as eigenvalues of a matrix, are they considered distinct?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I have 4,1,-2,3 and -1 as eigenvalues of a particular matrix, but I can't get 5 linearly independent eigenvectors (to diagonalise the original matrix). I've plugged away and used Matlab and this is the only way it would make sense to me.

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# Homework Help: Distinct Eigenvalues in matlab

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