I know that the eigenvalue of a linear system is a scalar such that Ax=λx. I know many ways to find the eigenvalue of a linear system. But I'm pulling my hair out trying to figure out what it is actually telling me about the system.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Can anyone give me a non-technical straight up answer on why eigenvalues are important and what that information provides us in regards to a linear system?

Thanks!

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# What does the Eigenvalue of a linear system actually tell you?

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