• 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 subspace of V iff the following two conditions are satisfied:
  1. (1)

    if AU and BU then A + BU

  2. (2)

    if AV and r ∈ ℝ then rAV.



Linear Combination Vector Space Linear Subspace Nonempty Subset Scalar Multiplication 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Larry Smith
    • 1
  1. 1.Mathematisches InstitutUniversität GöttingenGöttingenWest Germany

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