(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

I have attempted the questions below but am not sure if I am applying the method correctly to show linear dependence/independence.

a)Show that the vectors

e1=[1 1 0]T, e2=[1 0 1]T, e3=[0 1 1]T

are linearly independent

b) Show that the vectors

e1=[1 1 0]T, e2=[1 0 -1]T, e3=[0 1 1]T

are linearly independent

(T = Transverse)

2. Relevant equations

The determinant

3. The attempt at a solution

I have attempted to find the determinant by putting the vectors in a 3x3 matrix and finding the determinant which when =0 should give linear dependence and when ≠0 give linear independence. My working and the questions are attached in a pdf file with this thread.

I'd greatly appreciate any help

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# Homework Help: Verifying whether my working is correct in showing Linear Independence

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