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Solutions for Chapter 44: FUNDAMENTAL THEOREM: INTRODUCTION

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 44: FUNDAMENTAL THEOREM: INTRODUCTION

Chapter 44: FUNDAMENTAL THEOREM: INTRODUCTION includes 13 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. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. Since 13 problems in chapter 44: FUNDAMENTAL THEOREM: INTRODUCTION have been answered, more than 8320 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter.

Key Math Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Big formula for n by n determinants.

    Det(A) is a sum of n! terms. For each term: Multiply one entry from each row and column of A: rows in order 1, ... , nand column order given by a permutation P. Each of the n! P 's has a + or - sign.

  • Cayley-Hamilton Theorem.

    peA) = det(A - AI) has peA) = zero matrix.

  • Circulant matrix C.

    Constant diagonals wrap around as in cyclic shift S. Every circulant is Col + CIS + ... + Cn_lSn - l . Cx = convolution c * x. Eigenvectors in F.

  • Companion matrix.

    Put CI, ... ,Cn in row n and put n - 1 ones just above the main diagonal. Then det(A - AI) = ±(CI + c2A + C3A 2 + .•. + cnA n-l - An).

  • Diagonalizable matrix A.

    Must have n independent eigenvectors (in the columns of S; automatic with n different eigenvalues). Then S-I AS = A = eigenvalue matrix.

  • Ellipse (or ellipsoid) x T Ax = 1.

    A must be positive definite; the axes of the ellipse are eigenvectors of A, with lengths 1/.JI. (For IIx II = 1 the vectors y = Ax lie on the ellipse IIA-1 yll2 = Y T(AAT)-1 Y = 1 displayed by eigshow; axis lengths ad

  • Full row rank r = m.

    Independent rows, at least one solution to Ax = b, column space is all of Rm. Full rank means full column rank or full row rank.

  • Gauss-Jordan method.

    Invert A by row operations on [A I] to reach [I A-I].

  • Iterative method.

    A sequence of steps intended to approach the desired solution.

  • 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.

  • Length II x II.

    Square root of x T x (Pythagoras in n dimensions).

  • Linear combination cv + d w or L C jV j.

    Vector addition and scalar multiplication.

  • Matrix multiplication AB.

    The i, j entry of AB is (row i of A)·(column j of B) = L aikbkj. By columns: Column j of AB = A times column j of B. By rows: row i of A multiplies B. Columns times rows: AB = sum of (column k)(row k). All these equivalent definitions come from the rule that A B times x equals A times B x .

  • Multiplier eij.

    The pivot row j is multiplied by eij and subtracted from row i to eliminate the i, j entry: eij = (entry to eliminate) / (jth pivot).

  • Nilpotent matrix N.

    Some power of N is the zero matrix, N k = o. The only eigenvalue is A = 0 (repeated n times). Examples: triangular matrices with zero diagonal.

  • 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.

  • Rank one matrix A = uvT f=. O.

    Column and row spaces = lines cu and cv.

  • 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).

  • Schur complement S, D - C A -} B.

    Appears in block elimination on [~ g ].

  • Symmetric factorizations A = LDLT and A = QAQT.

    Signs in A = signs in D.

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