# Today I Learned

Some of the things I've learned every day since Oct 10, 2016

## 12: The Cayley-Hamilton Theorem

October 22, 2016

Posted by on The **Cayley-Hamilton Theorem** states that a linear operator satisfies (is annihilated by) its own characteristic polynomial.

That is, if is a linear operator and

is its characteristic polynomial, then

,

where is the zero transformation.

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