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

Solve the system:

dx/dt =

20 0

40 0

with initial value x(0) =

-4

32

so x(t) = [] ?

2. Relevant equations

I'm not really positive how to do this and how to go about finding x(t). I've looked at wolfram mathematics, and tried following their definitions, but am a bit confused as to how finding eigenvalues/vectors play into finding x(t) I haven't had linear algebra either.

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# Homework Help: Homog. linear system w/ matrix method, help appreciated

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