I was wondering if anyone could help me out by better explaining the process in doing each step. I would have gone to my professor but I tend to get lost even more. The book that I have doesn't even help.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Example:

[5 1 2

2 3 2

2 2 4]

Find

*eigenvalues

*eigenvectors

*matrix P and its inverse P^-1 such that P^-1 is a diagonal matrix D.

*exponent e^tM

eigenvectors I usually

[5-x 1 2

2 3-x 2

2 2 4-x]

This isn't a homework question, but I want to know how to do all these. Thanks.

Thanks.

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