1. linear variety

hi guys,

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

2. 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.

If you're looking for something else, could you be a bit more specific?