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Finding the Eigenvalues of A in Practice

Small problems may be solved by hand by solving the system of equations

$\displaystyle A E= E\Lambda.
$

The Matlab built-in function eig() may be used to find the eigenvalues of $ A$ (system poles) numerically.G.10


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