## Diagonalize a symmetric matrix associated to a form

Solution to Linear Algebra Hoffman & Kunze Chapter 9.2 Exercise 9.2.5 Solution: The matrix of $f$ in the standard basis is given by $\begin{pmatrix}1 & 2\\2& 4\end{pmatrix}$. Its eigenvalues are…

Solution to Linear Algebra Hoffman & Kunze Chapter 9.2 Exercise 9.2.5 Solution: The matrix of $f$ in the standard basis is given by $\begin{pmatrix}1 & 2\\2& 4\end{pmatrix}$. Its eigenvalues are…