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Unformatted text preview: Definition 36 (p.161) . An m × m matrix A = ( a ij ) is called an uppertriangular matrix if a ij = for i > j. A is called a lowertriangular matrix if a ij = for i < j. A is called a diagonal matrix if a ij = for i negationslash = j. Theorem 56 (Fact 26.11, p.731) . The determinant of a triangularmatrix is the product of its diagonal entries • Denote C ij = ( 1 ) i + j det A ij . Then, det A = ∑ m j = 1 a ij C ij . • And ∑ m j = 1 a k j C ij = 0 if k negationslash = i , since ∑ m j = 1 a k j C ij = det A prime , where A prime is the matrix A with ith row replaced by kth row. Theorem 57 (Thm 26.7, p.736) . For a nonsingular m × m matrix A, the inverse is A 1 = 1 det A C 11 ··· C m 1 . . . . . . . . . C 1 m ··· C mm Theorem 58 (Thm 26.8, Cramer’s Rule, p.737) . Let A be a nonsingularm × m matrix. The unique solution x = ( x 1 , ··· , x m ) T of the m linear equation system A x = b is x j = det B j det A , j = 1 , ··· , m , where B j is the matrix A with the jth column of A replaced by b . 16.4 Diagonalization by Completion of Squares Positive (or negative) definiteness of a square matrix can also be characterized by some conditions about the determinants. Theorem 59 (Thm 16.1, p.382) . Let A be an m × m matrix. Then (a) A is positive definite if and only if all its m leading principal minors are positive, i.e.  A k  > , k = 1 , ··· , m . (b) A is negative definite if and only if its m leading principal minors alternate in sign as follows ( 1 ) k  A k  > , k = 1 , ··· , m . (c) If some kth order leading principal minor of A is nonzero but does not fit either of the above two sign patterns, then A is indefinite. • Theorem 16.1 is based on another method of diagonalizing quadratic forms called the technique of completing the squares ....
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2012 for the course ECON 205 taught by Professor Mr.lee during the Spring '11 term at Korea University.
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