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can anyone please explain to me what a spanning set is? i've been having some difficulty with this for a long time and my final exam is almost here.

also, what are eigenvalues and eigenvectors? i know how to calculate them but i dont understand why they are so important. thanks.

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# Spanning sets, eigenvalues, eigenvectors etc .

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