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Solutions for Chapter 2.3: Additional Topics and Applications

Full solutions for Linear Algebra with Applications | 8th Edition

ISBN: 9780136009290

Solutions for Chapter 2.3: Additional Topics and Applications

This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. Since 16 problems in chapter 2.3: Additional Topics and Applications have been answered, more than 17881 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Linear Algebra with Applications, edition: 8. Chapter 2.3: Additional Topics and Applications includes 16 full step-by-step solutions. Linear Algebra with Applications was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780136009290.

Key Math Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Complex conjugate

    z = a - ib for any complex number z = a + ib. Then zz = Iz12.

  • Conjugate Gradient Method.

    A sequence of steps (end of Chapter 9) to solve positive definite Ax = b by minimizing !x T Ax - x Tb over growing Krylov subspaces.

  • Cross product u xv in R3:

    Vector perpendicular to u and v, length Ilullllvlll sin el = area of parallelogram, u x v = "determinant" of [i j k; UI U2 U3; VI V2 V3].

  • Distributive Law

    A(B + C) = AB + AC. Add then multiply, or mUltiply then add.

  • Inverse matrix A-I.

    Square matrix with A-I A = I and AA-l = I. No inverse if det A = 0 and rank(A) < n and Ax = 0 for a nonzero vector x. The inverses of AB and AT are B-1 A-I and (A-I)T. Cofactor formula (A-l)ij = Cji! detA.

  • Iterative method.

    A sequence of steps intended to approach the desired solution.

  • Least squares solution X.

    The vector x that minimizes the error lie 112 solves AT Ax = ATb. Then e = b - Ax is orthogonal to all columns of A.

  • Left nullspace N (AT).

    Nullspace of AT = "left nullspace" of A because y T A = OT.

  • Nullspace N (A)

    = All solutions to Ax = O. Dimension n - r = (# columns) - rank.

  • Orthogonal subspaces.

    Every v in V is orthogonal to every w in W.

  • Particular solution x p.

    Any solution to Ax = b; often x p has free variables = o.

  • Pivot columns of A.

    Columns that contain pivots after row reduction. These are not combinations of earlier columns. The pivot columns are a basis for the column space.

  • Rank r (A)

    = number of pivots = dimension of column space = dimension of row space.

  • Row picture of Ax = b.

    Each equation gives a plane in Rn; the planes intersect at x.

  • Schwarz inequality

    Iv·wl < IIvll IIwll.Then IvTAwl2 < (vT Av)(wT Aw) for pos def A.

  • Spanning set.

    Combinations of VI, ... ,Vm fill the space. The columns of A span C (A)!

  • Subspace S of V.

    Any vector space inside V, including V and Z = {zero vector only}.

  • Symmetric factorizations A = LDLT and A = QAQT.

    Signs in A = signs in D.

  • Symmetric matrix A.

    The transpose is AT = A, and aU = a ji. A-I is also symmetric.

  • Wavelets Wjk(t).

    Stretch and shift the time axis to create Wjk(t) = woo(2j t - k).