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Homework Help: Finding the basis for a subspace

  1. Nov 29, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Find a basis for the subspace of R3 spanned by S={(42,54,72),(14,18,24),(7,9,8)}.

    I am not sure what steps to take to solve this.

    Any help would be great.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 29, 2008 #2
    Do you know how to find a basis for a subspace in general?
     
  4. Nov 30, 2008 #3
    I'm sorry. I figured it out. It was staring me right in the face and I was just to brain dead to get it. haha sorry.
     
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