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December 22nd, 2018, 01:35 AM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Dec 2018 From: Tel Aviv Posts: 4 Thanks: 0  Matrix in relation to solution subspace
Hi guys, I am having serious trouble analysing the following question: I have been thinking about it for an hour, but I am not progressingâ€¦ Can anybody help out? Let A be a matrix over R of order 4x4, with rank 2. Suppose that the vectors u=(2,1,2,0) v=(1,1,2,4) w=(1,0,2,1) are solutions to the linear system Ax=b. a. find the dimension of the solution space of the system Ax=0 and find its basis. b. find the general solution to the system Ax=b. 
January 11th, 2019, 07:36 AM  #2 
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If A has rank 2 it will have 2 linear independent cols, a basis, which span the solution space, of dim 2. Ax=b has a solution for any b in the solution space.


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