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I am extremely bad at asking questions.This is an attempt.

I am having a little bit of trouble understanding the procedure involved in constructing weight diagrams. Can someone sketch the basics of how to do this for $sl(3,C)$

Its not a concept I'm too familiar with

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This is not the place for such a question, try MSE. And I suggest Fulton-Harris, Representation theory, for a nice introduction. –  abx Mar 22 at 7:56
I am downloading your the recommended text as we speak. –  kevin Tah N. Mar 22 at 8:01

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