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Parametric form question

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1. Homework Statement

Let: a matrix be: -5 -0.5
-0 -8


Find an invertible P and a diagonal D such that PDP(inverse)


2. Homework Equations

DET( (I)Lamda-A))= 0 for Eigenvalues

3. The Attempt at a Solution

when y=0 at the end matrix for finding the eigenvectors how do i make that a P
 

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what are your eigenvalues? P is a matrix whose columns will be the eigenvectors of A
 

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