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Topic: Linear independence of eigenvectors
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Jose Carlos Santos

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Re: Linear independence of eigenvectors
Posted: Dec 6, 2012 2:44 AM
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On 05-12-2012 21:44, Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz wrote:

>> 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.

Yes, of course.

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Jose Carlos Santos

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