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Topic: Failing Linear Algebra:
Replies: 54   Last Post: Jan 10, 2007 12:47 PM

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 Russell Blackadar Posts: 586 Registered: 12/12/04
Re: Failing Linear Algebra:
Posted: May 1, 2004 9:42 AM

On Sat, 01 May 2004 06:23:57 -0700, russell@mdli.com wrote:

>Another correction! This is good, I'm learning stuff. I think this
>will be the last one or I risk looking a bit too much like JSH.

But I'll make an exception for the Dave Rusin Law of Grammar.

>>My vectors are a basis -- of the kernel, not of the solution set
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Should be: the set of my three vectors is a basis.

>>(which has no basis). Yours are not a basis of any space relevant to
^^^^^^^^^
Your set of three vectors is...

>>the problem, AFAICS.
>
>They're not a basis of any relevant *subspace* of our domain.

^^^^^^^^^^^
It (the set) is not...

But
>just for the record, I realize now that it *is* a basis for a 3D
^^^^^^
see? That's what my brain was thinking all along, I just didn't put
it into words correctly in the previous sentences. Minus 3 points for
me.

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