(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Find the eigenvectors of the following matrix:

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\[ \left( \begin{array}{ccc}

1 & 1 \\

4 & -2 \end{array} \right)\]

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2. Relevant equations

N/A

3. The attempt at a solution

I already know how to find the solutions. They are {1 1} and {-1 4}. My question is this: could a solution also be {1 -4} (switching the minus sign)? I don't think it is a solution but I don't see why not...

Any help would be great. Thanks!

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# Homework Help: Eigenvector Basics

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