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    Definition of a vector space

    How could I describe to my NON MATH friends what a vector space is in a way that that they can understand?
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    Re: Definition of a vector space

    Hey Civy71.

    An easy way is to say that objects behave like arrows: you can add them and scale them and the effect of doing so is that they work like arrows geometrically.
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