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Prove that α+β is linearly independent. 
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Oct811, 02:19 PM

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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
Let F be a subset of the complex numbers. Let V be a vector space over F, and suppose α, β and γ are linearly independent vectors in V. Prove that (α+β), (β+γ) and (γ+α) are linearly independent. 2. Relevant equations None. 3. The attempt at a solution None. Thanks for your time. 


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Oct811, 05:01 PM

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xα+yβ+zɣ=0 then x=y=z=0 Sup α+β=δ, β+γ=η and γ+α=ρ How do I prove δ ,η and ρ are linearly independent?. But answering your question I'm trying to prove it with the Ʃ(cδ)=0 for all c in R. 


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Oct811, 05:09 PM

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Prove that α+β is linearly independent.



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