Homework Help: Matrix representation for transformation

1. Nov 22, 2011

athrun200

2. Nov 23, 2011

HallsofIvy

I see nothing wrong with it. I was at first taken aback that you could do that with non-similar matrices but of course, saying that two matrices, A and B, are not similar only means there does not exist a single matrix, P, such that $P^{-1}AP= B$. Your Q is not the inverse of P.