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jumbogala

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## Homework Statement

T: V --> W is a linear transformation where V and W are finite dimensional.

If dim V is less than or equal to dim W, then T is one-to-one. True or false?

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## The Attempt at a Solution

First of all, I'm assuming that im(T) = W. Is that correct? If so, dim(im T) = dim(W).

Dimension thm says dim(V) = dim(ker T) + dim(im T).

So if dim(V) is less than or equal to dim(im T), then dim(ker T) = 0. Which means ker T is is as small as it can be, so T should be one-to-one.

But this is wrong. The answer is supposed to be false. Can anyone help?