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    Linearly independent elements

    how can i find 3 linearly independent elements of the real vector space R?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mathmonster View Post
    how can i find 3 linearly independent elements of the real vector space R?
    No, because \mathbb{R} is of degree 1 over itself.
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    sorry i meant to say R^2
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    The answer is still the same.
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    However you can find independent elements (0,0,1) (0,1,0) (1,0,0) these are linearly independent in R^3
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