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    Question bases

    consider the vector space M22 of real 2x2 matrices. Let V1 be the set of matrices of the form [a b,-a c] and V2 be set of matrices of the form [p -p, q r]. Find bases for V1,V2 and V1 n V2. Give the dimensions of these spaces.
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    Write the matrix V1, V2 into the form of linear combination of metrixs with coefficients a, b and c (p, q and r) respectively.
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