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Homework Help: Linear Transformations Problem

  1. Nov 29, 2007 #1
    Hello,
    Can someone help me with this problem? Thanks in advance
    Let T be a linear transformation such that T (v) = kv for v in R^n.
    Find the standard matrix for T.
     
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  3. Nov 29, 2007 #2
    Linear Transformations Problem - Please Help

    Hello,
    Can someone help me with this problem? Thanks in advance
    Let T be a linear transformation such that T (v) = kv for v in R^n.
    Find the standard matrix for T.
     
  4. Nov 29, 2007 #3

    robphy

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    Can you show your attempt?
    Do you know what an eigenvector is?
     
  5. Nov 29, 2007 #4

    Dick

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    Pick the usual basis in R^n, evaluate T on those basis vectors. The results are the column vectors of the matrix of T. What does it look like?
     
  6. Nov 29, 2007 #5

    HallsofIvy

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    Cute (and almost trivial) problem!
     
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