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Is the only way to check if a set of vectors are linearly indep. is if the det does not equal 0? I have a problem where v1= [1;2;1;-1] v2=[0;2;1;1] v3=[3 1 0 2] but this creates a 3X4 matrix and you can't find the det of this.

I am really confused! thanks :D

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