Q. Let M be a real 4×4 matrix. Consider the following statements:
S1: M has 4 linearly independent eigenvectors.
S2: M has 4 distinct eigenvalues.
S3: M is non-singular (invertible).
Which one among the following is TRUE?
(A) S1 implies S2 (B) S1 implies S3
(C) S2 implies S1 (D) S3 implies S2
Ans: S2 implies S1