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Solutions for Chapter 21: HOMOMORPHISMS OF GROUPS. KERNELS

Modern Algebra: An Introduction | 6th Edition | ISBN: 9780470384435 | Authors: John R. Durbin

Full solutions for Modern Algebra: An Introduction | 6th Edition

ISBN: 9780470384435

Modern Algebra: An Introduction | 6th Edition | ISBN: 9780470384435 | Authors: John R. Durbin

Solutions for Chapter 21: HOMOMORPHISMS OF GROUPS. KERNELS

Solutions for Chapter 21
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Textbook: Modern Algebra: An Introduction
Edition: 6
Author: John R. Durbin
ISBN: 9780470384435

This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. Chapter 21: HOMOMORPHISMS OF GROUPS. KERNELS includes 35 full step-by-step solutions. Modern Algebra: An Introduction was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780470384435. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Modern Algebra: An Introduction, edition: 6. Since 35 problems in chapter 21: HOMOMORPHISMS OF GROUPS. KERNELS have been answered, more than 8139 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter.

Key Math Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Basis for V.

    Independent vectors VI, ... , v d whose linear combinations give each vector in V as v = CIVI + ... + CdVd. V has many bases, each basis gives unique c's. A vector space has many bases!

  • Column space C (A) =

    space of all combinations of the columns of A.

  • Commuting matrices AB = BA.

    If diagonalizable, they share n eigenvectors.

  • Complex conjugate

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

  • Cyclic shift

    S. Permutation with S21 = 1, S32 = 1, ... , finally SIn = 1. Its eigenvalues are the nth roots e2lrik/n of 1; eigenvectors are columns of the Fourier matrix F.

  • Determinant IAI = det(A).

    Defined by det I = 1, sign reversal for row exchange, and linearity in each row. Then IAI = 0 when A is singular. Also IABI = IAIIBI and

  • Dimension of vector space

    dim(V) = number of vectors in any basis for V.

  • Distributive Law

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

  • Eigenvalue A and eigenvector x.

    Ax = AX with x#-O so det(A - AI) = o.

  • Kirchhoff's Laws.

    Current Law: net current (in minus out) is zero at each node. Voltage Law: Potential differences (voltage drops) add to zero around any closed loop.

  • Left nullspace N (AT).

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

  • Permutation matrix P.

    There are n! orders of 1, ... , n. The n! P 's have the rows of I in those orders. P A puts the rows of A in the same order. P is even or odd (det P = 1 or -1) based on the number of row exchanges to reach I.

  • Positive definite matrix A.

    Symmetric matrix with positive eigenvalues and positive pivots. Definition: x T Ax > 0 unless x = O. Then A = LDLT with diag(D» O.

  • Rank r (A)

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

  • Rayleigh quotient q (x) = X T Ax I x T x for symmetric A: Amin < q (x) < Amax.

    Those extremes are reached at the eigenvectors x for Amin(A) and Amax(A).

  • Similar matrices A and B.

    Every B = M-I AM has the same eigenvalues as A.

  • Simplex method for linear programming.

    The minimum cost vector x * is found by moving from comer to lower cost comer along the edges of the feasible set (where the constraints Ax = b and x > 0 are satisfied). Minimum cost at a comer!

  • Solvable system Ax = b.

    The right side b is in the column space of A.

  • Spectral Theorem A = QAQT.

    Real symmetric A has real A'S and orthonormal q's.

  • Volume of box.

    The rows (or the columns) of A generate a box with volume I det(A) I.

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