Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors

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Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors -- Lecture 21. What are they? What do they mean?

Gilbert Strang, 18.06 Linear Algebra, Spring 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 23, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.
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Questions answered by this video:
  • What is an Eigenvalue?
  • What is an Eigenvector?
  • How do you find Eigenvalues for a matrix?
  • How do you find the Eigenvectors for a matrix?
  • What does lambda mean in Linear Algebra?
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    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    An introduction to a vital aspect of Linear Algebra, Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors. This video explains in good detail what it means to have these numbers, what they represent, and how they will be used in the future. A great starting point for understanding these numbers.