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# Recent questions in Linear Algebra

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Suppose that $P$ is a $4 \times 5$ matrix such that every solution of the equation $\text{Px=0}$ is a scalar multiple of $\begin{bmatrix} 2 & 5 & 4 &3 & 1 \end{bmatrix}^T$. The rank of $P$ is __________
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For a statement $S$ in a program, in the context of liveness analysis, the following sets are defined: $\text{USE(S)}$ : the set of variables used in $S$ $\text{IN(S)}$ : the set of variables that are live at the entry of $S$ $\text{OUT(S)}$ : the set of variables that are live at the exit ... $) }\cup \text{ OUT ($S_2$)}$ $\text{OUT ($S_1$)}$ = $\text{USE ($S_1$)} \cup \text{IN ($S_2$)}$
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Consider the following matrix. $\begin{pmatrix} 0 & 1 & 1 & 1\\ 1& 0& 1 & 1\\ 1& 1 & 0 & 1 \\1 & 1 & 1 & 0 \end{pmatrix}$ The largest eigenvalue of the above matrix is __________.
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Consider the matrix $A=\begin{pmatrix} 0 & -1 \\ 1 & 0 \end{pmatrix}$. Find $A^n,$ in terms of $n,$ for $n\geq2.$
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The matrices $\begin{bmatrix} \cos\theta &-\sin \theta \\ \sin \theta & cos \theta \end{bmatrix}$ and $\begin{bmatrix} a & 0 \\ 0 & b \end{bmatrix}$ commute under the multiplication if $a=b \text{(or)} \theta =n\pi, \: n$ is an integer always never if $a\cos \theta \neq b\sin \theta$
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The eigenvalues of the matrix $\begin{bmatrix}1 & 2\\ 4 & 3 \end{bmatrix}$ are $\text{5 and -5}$ $\text{5 and -1}$ $\text{1 and -5}$ $\text{2 and 3}$
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Consider three vectors $x=\begin{bmatrix}1\\2 \end{bmatrix}, y=\begin{bmatrix}4\\8 \end{bmatrix},z=\begin{bmatrix}3\\1 \end{bmatrix}$. Which of the folowing statements is true $x$ and $y$ are linearly independent $x$ and $y$ are linearly dependent $x$ and $z$ are linearly dependent $y$ and $z$ are linearly dependent
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If product of matrix $A=\begin{bmatrix}\cos^{2}\theta &\cos \theta \sin \theta \\ \cos \theta \sin \theta &\sin ^{2} \theta& \end{bmatrix}$ and $B=\begin{bmatrix}\cos^{2}\phi &\cos \phi \sin \phi \\ \cos \phi \sin \phi &\sin ^{2} \phi& \end{bmatrix}$ is a ... and $\phi$ differ by an odd multiple of $\pi$ even multiple of $\pi$ odd multiple of $\dfrac{\pi}{2}$ even multiple of $\dfrac{\pi}{2}$
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$M$ is a square matrix of order $’n’$ and its determinant value is $5.$ If all the elements of $M$ are multiplied by $2,$ its determinant value becomes $40.$ The value of $’n’$ is $2$ $3$ $5$ $4$
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$M$ is a square matrix of order $’n’$ and its determinant value is $5.$ If all the elements of $M$ are multiple by $2,$ its determinant value becomes $40.$ The value of $’n’$ is $2$ $3$ $5$ $4$
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What is the determinant of the matrix $\begin{bmatrix}5&3&2\\1&2&6\\3&5&10\end{bmatrix}$ $-76$ $-28$ $+28$ $+72$
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The system of simultaneous equations $x+2y+z=6\\2x+y+2z=6\\x+y+z=5$ has unique solution. infinite number of solutions. no solution. exactly two solutions.
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If $A$ and $B$ are square matrices of size $n\times n$, then which of the following statements is not true? $\det(AB)=\det(A) \det(B)$ $\det(kA)=k^n \det(A)$ $\det(A+B)=\det(A)+\det(B)$ $\det(A^T)=1/\det(A^{-1})$
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Two eigenvalues of a $3\times3$ real matrix $P$ are $(2+​ \sqrt-1)$ and $3$. The determinant of $P$ is ________. $0$ $1$ $15$ $-1$
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Let $A,B,C,D$ be $n\times n$ matrices, each with non-zero determinant. If $ABCD=1$, then $B^{-1}$ is: $D^{-1}C^{-1}A^{-1}$ $CDA$ $ADC$ Does not necessarily exist.
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Consider two matrices $M_1$ and $M_2$ with $M_1^*M_2=0$ and $M_1$ is non singular. Then which of the following is true? $M_2$ is non singular $M_2$ is null matrix $M_2$ is the identity matrix $M_2$ is transpose of $M_1$
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$AVA=A$ is called : Identity law De Morgan’s law Idempotent law Complement law
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How many corner does a cube have in 4 dimensions? How many 3D faces? Now by observation we can tell that, an n-dimensional cube has $2^n$ corners. 1D cube which is a line have $2^1$ corners 2D cube which is a square have $2^2$ corners 3D cube have $2^3$ corners ... 8 three-dimension cubes. but this is the question i'm not able to answer. How every N-cube have $|2n|$ cubes of dimension (N-1)?
8 votes
5 answers
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Let $G$ be a group of $35$ elements. Then the largest possible size of a subgroup of $G$ other than $G$ itself is _______.
5 votes
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Let $A$ and $B$ be two $n \times n$ matrices over real numbers. Let rank($M$) and $\text{det}(M)$ denote the rank and determinant of a matrix $M$, respectively. Consider the following statements. $\text{rank}(AB) = \text{rank }(A) \text{rank }(B)$ ... Which of the above statements are TRUE? I and II only I and IV only II and III only III and IV only