Question: Problem with characteristic equation

Hi fellow Maple users,

I'm trying to solve an eigenvalue problem of Ax=wx, where A is a 6 by 6 Hermitian matrix with two parameters x and y. I want to solve it for w and then plot3d it with x and y as unknowns. The way I have been doing is first find the characteristic equation Determinant(A-wI)=0 and then solve it for w, and then plot3d the solutions within a range for x and y. My problem is sometimes solve(Determinant(A-wI)=0,w) would give me the 6 solutions expressed in x and y, but sometimes when the numbers in A are changed it will only give me a Rootof solution with which I cannot plot. I'm wondering if there is a better way to do this. I'm actually not very interested in the symbolic solution of w expressed in x and y, just the plot, so if there is a numerical alternative it's good too.

Thank you in advance!

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