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Linear Algebra Proof

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How to start this proof?

<u-p, p> = 0
 

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gabbagabbahey
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What are [itex]\textbf{u}[/itex] and [itex]\textbf{p}[/itex] supposed to represent? That statement isn't true for two general vectors [itex]\textbf{u}[/itex] and [itex]\textbf{p}[/itex].

What is the entire problem statement that you are given?
 
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It has to do with inner product.
 
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Is that equivalent to <u, p> - <p, p> = <u, p> - [tex]\left\|p\right\|[/tex]2
 

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