Skew-symmetric matrix proof

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Hey,

I need help with thris proof.. :)

Say A is a skew-symmetric matrix. Is B=A^2 skew-symmetric, symmetric or neither. Prove your answer.



I know it's symmetric, but I'm having problems with subscriptmanship. Can anyone help me out?

Thanks,
j3n
 

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robphy
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Here's a starting point:
[tex]A=-A^\top[/tex]
 

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