# Math Help - Linearly independent elements

1. ## Linearly independent elements

how can i find 3 linearly independent elements of the real vector space R?

2. Originally Posted by mathmonster
how can i find 3 linearly independent elements of the real vector space R?
No, because $\mathbb{R}$ is of degree $1$ over itself.

3. sorry i meant to say R^2

4. The answer is still the same.

5. However you can find independent elements (0,0,1) (0,1,0) (1,0,0) these are linearly independent in R^3