Previously i learnt from maths that the complex inner product satisfied skew symmetry and linearity in the first component, ie - <aA+bB,C> = a<A,C> +b<B,C>(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

But after studying Shankar in quantum mechanics, he claims the linearity is in the ket vector, ie - <A,bB+cC> = b<A,B> +c<A,C> which would mean that the complex conjugate of the constants b,c appear in the wrong spots???

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# Linearity issue

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