# linear independence

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## linear independence

[′lin·ē·ər ‚in·də′pen·dəns] (mathematics)

The property of a set of vectors

**v**_{1},…,**v**_{n }in a vector space where if*a*_{1}**v**_{1}+*a*_{2}**v**_{2}+ … +*a*_{n }**v**_{n }= 0, then all the scalars*a*_{i }= 0.Want to thank TFD for its existence? Tell a friend about us, add a link to this page, or visit the webmaster's page for free fun content.

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