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Find the matrix of a form with respect to a basis


Solution to Linear Algebra Hoffman & Kunze Chapter 9.2 Exercise 9.2.2

Solution: It is not a form! I think it should be $$f((x_1,y_1),(x_2,y_2))=x_1x_2+y_1y_2.$$Then the matrices are\[\begin{pmatrix}1 & 0\\ 0 & 1\end{pmatrix},\begin{pmatrix}2 & 0\\ 0& 2\end{pmatrix},\begin{pmatrix}5 & 11\\ 11 & 25\end{pmatrix},\]respectively.


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