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Contemporary Abstract Algebra 8th Edition - Solutions by Chapter
Full solutions for Contemporary Abstract Algebra | 8th Edition
Complete solution x = x p + Xn to Ax = b.
(Particular x p) + (x n in nullspace).
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
0,1,1,2,3,5, ... satisfy Fn = Fn-l + Fn- 2 = (A7 -A~)I()q -A2). Growth rate Al = (1 + .J5) 12 is the largest eigenvalue of the Fibonacci matrix [ } A].
Independent vectors VI, .. " vk.
No combination cl VI + ... + qVk = zero vector unless all ci = O. If the v's are the columns of A, the only solution to Ax = 0 is x = o.
Jordan form 1 = M- 1 AM.
If A has s independent eigenvectors, its "generalized" eigenvector matrix M gives 1 = diag(lt, ... , 1s). The block his Akh +Nk where Nk has 1 's on diagonall. Each block has one eigenvalue Ak and one eigenvector.
Left nullspace N (AT).
Nullspace of AT = "left nullspace" of A because y T A = OT.
Linearly dependent VI, ... , Vn.
A combination other than all Ci = 0 gives L Ci Vi = O.
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 .
If N NT = NT N, then N has orthonormal (complex) eigenvectors.
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.
The diagonal entry (first nonzero) at the time when a row is used in elimination.
Reduced row echelon form R = rref(A).
Pivots = 1; zeros above and below pivots; the r nonzero rows of R give a basis for the row space of A.
Row picture of Ax = b.
Each equation gives a plane in Rn; the planes intersect at x.
Row space C (AT) = all combinations of rows of A.
Column vectors by convention.
Saddle point of I(x}, ... ,xn ).
A point where the first derivatives of I are zero and the second derivative matrix (a2 II aXi ax j = Hessian matrix) is indefinite.
Iv·wl < IIvll IIwll.Then IvTAwl2 < (vT Av)(wT Aw) for pos def A.
Similar matrices A and B.
Every B = M-I AM has the same eigenvalues as A.
Singular Value Decomposition
(SVD) A = U:E VT = (orthogonal) ( diag)( orthogonal) First r columns of U and V are orthonormal bases of C (A) and C (AT), AVi = O'iUi with singular value O'i > O. Last columns are orthonormal bases of nullspaces.
Solvable system Ax = b.
The right side b is in the column space of A.
Triangle inequality II u + v II < II u II + II v II.
For matrix norms II A + B II < II A II + II B II·
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