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    Linear combination?

    Can someone explain the process of linear combination?
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    Last edited by iluvmathbutitshard; March 8th 2010 at 02:25 PM.
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    Wikipedia gives a complicated explanation.

    It may help for you to explain what math course you're taking.
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    A "linear combination" of variables, vectors, etc. is simply one in which the only things you do to the objects is multiply by constants and add or subtract.

    In other words, there are no squares or anything more complicated.
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