Post a New Question

Maths-Vectors Help!

posted by .

Please can you help me as I have just been introduced to your Help Forum:

Determine whether the vectors u, v and w given below are linearly independent or dependent where u, v and w are non-colliner vectors such that
u=2a-3b+c , v=3a-5b+2c and w=4a-5b+c.

thanks.

Use exactly the same method I just showed "Babanla"

  • Maths-Vectors Help! -

    set them as a matrix 3x3 then find the determinant if it is 0 then they are dependant

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. math

    If A^TA is an invertible matrix, prove that the column vectors of A are linearly independent. You know that if statement X implies statement Y then that is equivalent to Not(Y) implies Not(X). You can start by taking the column vectors …
  2. Maths-Vectors Assistance PLZZ!

    Prove that the vectors u=3i+j-2k , v= -i+3j=4k, and w=4i-2j-6k can form the sides of a triangle They will form a triangle if they are linearly dependent, that is, if (3,1,-2)= m(-1,3,4) + n(4,-2,-6) from which we get 3 equations in …
  3. algebra

    If v1,...,v4 are in R^4 and v3 is not a linear combination of v1, v2, v4 then {v1, v2, v3, v4] is linearly independent. Is this true or false?
  4. math

    Find the least squares approximation of x over the interval [0,1] by a polynomial of the form a + b*e^x --------------------------------------------------------- The polynomial produces an output space with two linearly independent …
  5. Math

    Prove that vectors u, v and w are coplanar if and only if vectors u, v and w are linearly dependent.
  6. PreCalculus

    Given vectors u=7i + 3j and v = -4i + 3j, find 5u-4v in terms of unit vectors. I am just beginning the study of vectors and have this problem. Could someone help?
  7. Linear algebra

    Find two vectors v and w such that the three vectors u = (1,-1,-1), v and w are linearly independent independent.
  8. Linear Algebra

    Prove that If a vector space is of dimension n and a set of vectors spans V, then that set of vectors must be linearly independent.
  9. Math

    Show that the set [(3,-2,4),(1,2,-1), (-6,4,-8) is linearly dependent by writing a non-trivial liner combination of the vectors that equals the zero vector. After some calculations I got t1=2, t2=0 and t3=1, but its my understanding …
  10. Vectors - Maths

    Given that a = i - j + 2k, b = i + 2j + mk and c = 3i + nj + k, are linearly dependent. Express m in terms of n in simplest fraction form. Answer: m = (2n-9)/(n+3) Can someone pls show their working and explanation?

More Similar Questions

Post a New Question