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Some fun with a (very) simple matrix

Posted by: Gary Ernest Davis on: February 20, 2011

Geometry of a transformation The matrix is very simple: it has entries consisting only of 0’s and 1’s. As a matrix we can think of as transforming points in the euclidean plane. These are points with coordinates where are real numbers. The matrix transforms the point into the point : We can look at what […]