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    Determine the characteristic values of the given matrix and find the corresponding vectors:
    [ 1 2 -1 ]
    [ 0 -2 0 ]
    [ 0 -5 2 ]

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    Characteristic poly is found by det(xI-A)
    |[x-1 -2 1 ]|
    |[0 x+2 0 ]|=(x-1)(x+2)(x-2)
    |[0 5 x-2]|

    The characteristic values are the roots of the ...

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    The characteristic values of a matrix are determined and the corresponding vectors are found.

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