
Re: Linear independence of eigenvectors
Posted:
Dec 5, 2012 4:44 PM


In <ai9a0uFb2f3U1@mid.individual.net>, on 12/05/2012 at 04:11 PM, José Carlos Santos <jcsantos@fc.up.pt> said:
>A classical Linear Algebra exercise says: prove that _n_ >eigenvectors of an endomorphism of some linear space with _n_ >distinct eigenvalues are linear independent.
I hope that you mean that the eigenvalues associated with the n eigenvectors are distinct, not just that there are n distinct eigenvalues of the endomorphism.
 Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz, SysProg and JOAT <http://patriot.net/~shmuel>
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