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April 7th, 2017, 12:56 PM   #1
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Matrix Formula

A=\begin{pmatrix}
1-a+a^{2} & 1-a \\ a-a^{2} & a\end{pmatrix}

Calculate the formula for $A^{n}$

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Solved. End.
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April 7th, 2017, 04:32 PM   #3
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Care to share your solution? Maybe it'll help someone else.

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Using A=$P^{-1}$DP
$A^{n}$=$P^{-1}$$D^{n}$P

Using this formula, the question can be solved.
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Yes, it can. What did you get for D and P?
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