April 7th, 2017, 12:56 PM  #1 
Member Joined: Nov 2016 From: Kansas Posts: 48 Thanks: 0  Matrix Formula
A=\begin{pmatrix} 1a+a^{2} & 1a \\ aa^{2} & a\end{pmatrix} Calculate the formula for $A^{n}$ Last edited by ZMD; April 7th, 2017 at 01:01 PM. 
April 7th, 2017, 02:04 PM  #2 
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Solved. End.

April 7th, 2017, 04:32 PM  #3 
Math Team Joined: May 2013 From: The Astral plane Posts: 1,570 Thanks: 613 Math Focus: Wibbly wobbly timeywimey stuff. 
Care to share your solution? Maybe it'll help someone else. Dan 
April 7th, 2017, 04:52 PM  #4 
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Using A=$P^{1}$DP $A^{n}$=$P^{1}$$D^{n}$P Using this formula, the question can be solved. 
April 8th, 2017, 03:24 AM  #5 
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Yes, it can. What did you get for D and P?


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