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The problem is in the attached image, its easier to see this way

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I've never even heard of these factorizations so I have no idea what they mean. I'm completely lost on what to do for these. If someone could explain step by step that would really help, I just need to understand them.

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# Homework Help: Linear algebra factorizations

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