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1. I've got vector A which is:

(1 4)
(3 2)

I've done [A - lambda(I)] and lambda worked out as -2 and 5. I've then put the solution back into the equation and got two 2x2 vectors.

(-4 4)
(3 -3)

and

(3 4)
(3 4)

Where do I go from here?
2. (Original post by puma21)
Where do I go from here?
Back to your book to look up what eigenvalues and eigenvectors are... Read and understand that, then look at the method for finding them which should now make sense. Alternatively, you could look at the wikipedia page.

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