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Homework Help: < ux, ux> = ?

  1. Mar 29, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Is it true that <UX, UX> can be written (UX)H(UX)?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I think it is because <UX, UX> is equivalent to the dot product in the real case. The above would work (where H is T) if the situation was real.

    It just doesn't actually say this anywhere in my notes or book, so I want to make sure I can use this fact. Thanks!
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  3. Mar 29, 2010 #2


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    What is your definition of <x,y>? (If it's an arbitrary inner product, then the statement isn't true. If it's a specific inner product, just use its definition to check if the statement is true).
  4. Mar 29, 2010 #3


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