Suppose ##A## is a ## n \times n## matrix.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Define the set ## V = \{ B | AB = BA, B \in M_{n \times n}( \mathbb{F}) \} ##

I know that ##V## is a subspace of ##M_{n \times n}( \mathbb{F}) ## but how might I go about finding the dimension of ##V##? Is this even possible? It seems like an interesting problem, but constructing a basis for ##V## seems to me challenging enough. Any tips for me?

Thanks!

P.S. Not a homework problem, I made it myself and not sure if it has a simple answer.

BiP

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# The vector space of matrices that commute with A

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