hi guys, today i was confonted with this problem in grade 11 high school math.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

consider the matrix M=(2 0)

(0 2)

calculate M^n for n = 2,3,4,5,10,20,50

and find a general expression for the matrix M^n in terms of n.

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this problem has troubled me a lot, and no matter how hard i tried, i couldnt find a solution...could someone help me out here?

thanks guys

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