Is the center of GL(n) the set diagonal martices? It's easy to prove that ADA^-1 = D if D is diagonal, but if ABA^-1 = B is true that B is diagonal.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# The center of GL(n)

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