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    determine the base for a plane

    Determine the base for the plane x-y=0

    But thats a line? i get the base (1,1)

    How do i get the other base?


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    Re: determine the base for a plane

    perhaps you are working in 3-dimensional space?
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    Re: determine the base for a plane

    oh yeah, the question is: Determine bases for the following subspaces of R^3
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    Re: determine the base for a plane

    so your first basis vector is (1,1,0)....can you figure out the other one? (hint: what values of z make (x,y,z) lie on the plane?)
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    Re: determine the base for a plane

    would it be (0,0,1)?
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    Re: determine the base for a plane

    Yes , that will do.
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