# linear variety

• March 7th 2011, 06:13 AM
mtmath
linear variety
hi guys,

can anyone explain what linear variety in sets is. Explanation with examples would do.

• March 7th 2011, 07:16 AM
topspin1617
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Originally Posted by mtmath
hi guys,

can anyone explain what linear variety in sets is. Explanation with examples would do.

Are you talking about algebraic geometry? There, a linear variety is a variety $V$ that can be written as $V=\mathcal{Z}(f_1,\ldots ,f_n)$, each $f_i$ a linear polynomial.