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Which o the following are spanning sets for the vector space P2 of polynomial functions of degree 2? (give reasons or your answers)

a.) 2, t^2, t, 2t^2 +3

b.)t+2, t^2 -1

c.) 1,t^2,t^2 -2

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I'm not entirely sure how to do this but i think i need to show that any vector in P2 can be written as a linear combination of the elements in the set.

P2=a+bt+ct^2 ??

do i need to show a,b,c can form P2 respectively ?

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# Spanning sets and polynomial functions

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