• Larry Smith
Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)


A nonempty subset U; of a vector space V is called a linear sub-space of V the following two conditions are satisfied:
  1. (1)

    if AU; and BU; then A + BU;

  2. (2)

    if AU; and r ∈ ℝ then rAU;.



Linear Combination Vector Space Linear Subspace Nonempty Subset Scalar Multiplication 
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© Springer-Verlag, New York Inc. 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Larry Smith
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Mathematisches InstitutUniversität GöttingenGöttingenWest Germany
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsIndiana UniversityBloomingtonUSA

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