M1 = 1 0

5 6

M2 = 3 4

2 0

M2 = 0 7

1 3

M1, M2, M3 are 2 x 2 matrices.

How do you check the {M1, M2, M3} for linear independence?

Also, how do you determine the span?

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- Apr 29th 2009, 06:02 PMSiestachecking matrices for linear independence
M1 = 1 0

5 6

M2 = 3 4

2 0

M2 = 0 7

1 3

M1, M2, M3 are 2 x 2 matrices.

How do you check the {M1, M2, M3} for linear independence?

Also, how do you determine the span? - Apr 29th 2009, 07:02 PMGamma
Linearly independent over what? $\displaystyle \mathbb{R}$?