Does anyone know how to start this proof?
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Originally Posted by dwsmith Does anyone know how to start this proof? By verifying the axioms. It's not too hard. What have you tried? For those unwilling to open PDFs the problem is verify that is a norm.
Well I know since it is that it is absolute value of every term
Originally Posted by dwsmith Well I know since it is that it is absolute value of every term How about trying something like
Why do I want to prove scalar multiplication? It says show the sum is a norm on real^n.
Originally Posted by dwsmith Why do I want to prove scalar multiplication? It says show the sum is a norm on real^n. Isn't that one of the axioms of a norm though?
Ok I see how it is supposed to be done now. I was viewing it as a proof not axioms.
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