1: how many entries of A can be chosen independently, if A=A transpose is a 5*5 matrix?
2: how do L and D (still 5*5)give the same number of choices?
3: how many entries can be chosen if A is skew-symmetric?
2: how do L and D (still 5*5)give the same number of choices?
3: how many entries can be chosen if A is skew-symmetric?