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Posted by **Isaac** on Friday, May 1, 2009 at 9:03pm.

Is W = {A in Mnxn : A^x = A} a subspace of V?

Thanks

- Linear Algebra -
**Count Iblis**, Friday, May 1, 2009 at 9:23pmNo, because if A is in W, then

B = lambda A

is not in W if lambda is not equal to 1:

A^x = A --->

B^x = lambda^x A^x = lambda^x A =

labda^(x-1) B

which is not equal to B for general lambda.

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