Coplanar vectors and linear dependance

1. Aug 30, 2006

yourmom98

how do i prove vectors u v w are coplanar if and only if they are linearly dependent ? i have no idea where to start.

2. Aug 30, 2006

neurocomp2003

start by restating the def'n of coplanar and Lin.Dep, then apply Lin.Dep def'n to uvw