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Finding the Basis?

  1. Dec 19, 2007 #1
    In a solution to an old exam the prof found a basis of a 5x5 matrix by simply subtracting the transpose of A from A aka(A - A^T) and then found the basis for the null for the now much simplified matrix.

    Is that a general guideline I can follow? If so it would make my life a lot easier.
    Last edited: Dec 19, 2007
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 19, 2007 #2
    Have you posted where you meant to post? That sounds a lot more like Maths than Physics.
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