# how to find vector from the vector space R³

• Oct 11th 2010, 05:18 PM
zerolt
how to find vector from the vector space R³
• Oct 12th 2010, 07:52 AM
HappyJoe
Which parts are you having problems with?
• Oct 12th 2010, 12:18 PM
HallsofIvy
At least show some effort. What does " $\{v_1, v_2\}$" mean? Is it the span of the two vectors?
• Oct 13th 2010, 06:13 PM
zerolt
Quote:

Originally Posted by HallsofIvy
At least show some effort. What does " $\{v_1, v_2\}$" mean? Is it the span of the two vectors?

yeah ,i think so. that's what the question said.
• Oct 13th 2010, 06:18 PM
zerolt
Quote:

Originally Posted by HallsofIvy
At least show some effort. What does " $\{v_1, v_2\}$" mean? Is it the span of the two vectors?

yeah ,i think so. that's what the question said.
• Oct 14th 2010, 02:25 AM
HappyJoe
Later in the problem, they consider $\text{span}\{v_1, v_2\}$, so $\{v_1, v_2\}$ is probably just the set consisting of $v_1$ and $v_2$.