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Find all scalars c, if any exist such that the given statement is true. vector [13, -15] is a linear combination of the vectors [1, 5] and [3, c]

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  1. joemath314159
    • 3 years ago
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    If the vectors (1,5) and (3,c) are linearly independent, then they will span all of the plane. So (13,-15) would have to be some linear combination of them. So basically, this question is asking you to find the values of c so that the vectors (1,5) and (3,c) are linear independent.

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