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**Determine all values of the constant (alpha) for which**

{1+(alpha)*x^2, 1+x+x^2, 2 +x} is a basis for P2

{1+(alpha)*x^2, 1+x+x^2, 2 +x} is a basis for P2

## The Attempt at a Solution

once again I'm not real sure how to solve this problem. Would I set it up as a system of linear equations? How do you start a problem like this?