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Linear Algebra and Its Applications, Exercise 3.4.21
Exercise 3.4.21. Given the function on the interval , what is the closest function to ? What is the closest line to ? Answer: To find the closest function to the function we first project onto the function on the … Continue reading
Linear Algebra and Its Applications, Exercise 3.4.10
Exercise 3.4.10. Given the two orthonormal vectors and and an arbitrary vector , what linear combination of and is the least distance from ? Show that the difference between and that combination (i.e., the error vector) is orthogonal to both … Continue reading
Linear Algebra and Its Applications, Exercise 3.4.9
Exercise 3.4.9. Given the three orthonormal vectors , , and , what linear combination of and is the least distance from ? Answer: Any linear combination of and is in the plane formed by and . The combination closest to … Continue reading
Linear Algebra and Its Applications, Exercise 3.4.8
Exercise 3.4.8. Project the vector onto the two nonorthogonal vectors and and show that the sum of the two projections does not equal (as it would if and were orthogonal). Answer: The projection of onto is . We have and … Continue reading
Linear Algebra and Its Applications, Exercise 3.4.3
Exercise 3.4.3. Given the orthonormal vectors and and the vector from the previous exercise, project onto a third orthonormal vector . What is the sum of the three projections? Why? Why is the matrix equal to the identity matrix ? … Continue reading
Linear Algebra and Its Applications, Exercise 3.4.2
Exercise 3.4.2. Given two orthonormal vectors and and the vector , project onto and . Also find the projection of onto the plane formed by and . Answer: Since is orthonormal, the projection of onto is given by Similarly the … Continue reading
Linear Algebra and Its Applications, Exercise 3.4.1
Exercise 3.4.1. a) Given the following four data points: write down the four equations for fitting to the data. b) Find the line fit by least squares and calculate the error . c) Given the value of what is in … Continue reading
Linear Algebra and Its Applications, Exercise 3.3.5
Exercise 3.3.5. Given the system with no solution, provide a graph of a straight line that minimizes and solve for the equation of the line. What is the result of projecting the vector onto the column space of ? Answer: … Continue reading
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Linear Algebra and Its Applications, Exercise 3.3.4
Exercise 3.3.4. Given expand the expression , compute its partial derivatives with respect to and , and set them to zero. Compare the resulting equations to to confirm that you obtain the same normal equations in both cases (i.e., using … Continue reading
Linear Algebra and Its Applications, Exercise 3.2.3
Exercise 3.2.3. Find the multiple of the vector that is closest to the point . Also find the point on the line through that is closest to . Answer: The first problem amounts to finding the projection of onto . … Continue reading