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matrix powers
Posted:
Dec 5, 1996 4:08 PM


I am working in Maple. I have a matrix A, which is square, and I want to compute powers of A. I can view A using print(A). If B:= A^2, and then I type print(B), all I get is A^2, instead of the entries of B.
First, am I computing B correctly? Can/should I use &* ?
What's going on with viewing the matrix entries. I need to do this for debugging purposes. Thanks.
 Robert W. Montcalm   Graduate Studies in Mathematics   George Mason University   Fairfax, Va 
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