# Math Help - Definition of a vector space

1. ## 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?

2. ## 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.