(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); spanning sets, eigenvalues, eigenvectors etc.....

can anyone please explain to me what a spanning set is? i've been having some difficulty with this for a long time and my final exam is almost here.

also, what are eigenvalues and eigenvectors? i know how to calculate them but i dont understand why they are so important. thanks.

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**

Dismiss Notice

Join Physics Forums Today!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# Spanning sets, eigenvalues, eigenvectors etc .

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**