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What would be the best word to describe this behavior?

  1. Jan 31, 2016 #1
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    I have the following matrices
    0 1
    1 0

    0 2
    3 0

    0 8
    7 0
    As you can see, the only thing that changes in the matrices are their non-zero entries. How can you relate those matrices by using a simple word or definition?. I need it for a mathematical proof that I am doing.

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  3. Jan 31, 2016 #2


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    Have you tried looking at how you'd write them as a linear combination of the vectors? You can relate all three by weighting the vectors..
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    The first one is a simple reflection. The others idem but 'followed' by a stretch in x and y directions
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