Date: Dec 6, 2012 2:44 AM
Author: Jose Carlos Santos
Subject: Re: Linear independence of eigenvectors

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.

Best regards,

Jose Carlos Santos