Decide if the indicated set of functions are independent or dependent, and prove your answer.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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\left\{cos^2(x),sin^2(x),sin(2x)\right\}

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This linear algebra course is killing me. It's much more abstract than I thought it would be. I realize this problem isn't exactly that, but I am so overwhelmingly frustrated with this class.

Dependence/Indepence is determined if one of the vectors is/is not the zero vector. But for functions how do I interpret this? Do I set it up like an equation and set it to the zero vector? AAAHHHH! So. Completely. Lost. I've read this section twice now and I feel I have nothing to show for it.

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# Linear Algebra: Vector Spaces; Dependent/Independent

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