Visualizing Eigenvectors

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Click and drag the vectors u (the red vector) and v (the blue vector) to change the matrix of the linear transformation. Note that vector u is the left column of the matrix and v is the right column.

  • Ctrl + [click and drag] on the background to move the coordinate axes around.
  • Ctrl + [scroll wheel] to zoom in and out.

Marc Renault, Created with GeoGebra

This applet is a minor modification of one created by
Marc Renault
Mathematics Department, Shippensburg University
msrenault at ship dot edu
Used with permission