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fields and subspaces

Let F be a field and let V=F^F, which is a vector space over F. Let w be the set of all functions f element of V satisfying f(1)=f(-1). Is W a subspace of V? a. Has the zero vector b. closed under ...
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Show that Z cannot be turned into a vector space over any field. [duplicate]

Show that Z cannot be turned into a vector space over any field. So, we have 2 cases here. Case 1:lets suppose the charF=P, n does not equal 0, then (1+1+...+1)n=1n+1n+...+1n=n+n+...+n=pn=wchich ...
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Show that a function $\phi:(V, \|\cdot\|_{C^1}) \rightarrow (W, \|\cdot\|_{\infty})$, $f \rightarrow f'$ is continuous

I have the following: Show that the function $$\phi:(V, \|\cdot\|_{C^1}) \rightarrow (W, \|\cdot\|_{\infty}),~~f \rightarrow f'$$ is continuous. With $$\|\cdot\|_\infty = \sup\{|f(x)| ~ \big| ~x\in ...
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What extra assumption makes this transformation affine?

Let a vector space $V$ be given. Let $f:V\to V$ have the property that for all $x,y,a\in V$, $$ f(x+a)-f(y+a) = f(x) - f(y) \tag{$\star$} $$ Q1. I'd like to know how weak one can make additional ...
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Is there a metric space and meanwhile a linear space such that vector addition discontinuous but scalar multiplication operation continuous?

Some special problems about topological groups or topological linear space theory. Recently I have done some study in some respects about topological group, topological linear spaces. And I found it's ...
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Proving Density of Subset of Hilbert Space

Suppose we have a subspace, $M$, of Hilbert space $H$. Prove the first statement implies the second statement: 1) If $<f,g> = 0$ for any $g\in M$, then $f=0$ in $H$. 2) $M$ is dense in $H$. I ...
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Is there any non-translation invariant but homogeneous metric linear space?

A metric linear space is a metric space and vector space, and linear operation is continuous regarding to the metric. I know that a homogeneous, translation invariant metric $d$ can be used to define ...
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References for vector valued spaces like $\mathcal C^\infty(A,C_0^\infty(B))$

I'm reading a text that use the space $\mathcal C^\infty(A,C_0^\infty(B))$, where $A\subset \mathbb R^n$ and $B\subset\mathbb R^m$ are opens. I've found, in Topological Vector Spaces, Distributions ...
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$l_0$ is all sequences with finitely many non-zero terms. Show $W^\perp=\{y: <x,y>=0, x\in W\}=\{0\}$ where $W = \{x : <x,a>=0\}$.

Consider the inner product space $l_0$ consisting of all infinite sequences of complex numbers with only finitely many non-zero terms, with the inner product of $l^2$ (space of square summable ...
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Can we construct two sets and functions for the given conditions?

Can we construct two sets $A$, $B$ and two invertible functions (one to one) $f_A \in \mathbb{R}^n$, $f_B\in \mathbb{R}^n$ such that the following conditions are satisfied? The conditions are ...
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Could we write Fourier transform as a matrix?

I have heard that Fourier transform is a linear transformation. I have also heard that any linear transformation can be written as a matrix multiplication. (probably I'm missing some details in the ...
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proving boundedness of a linear functional

Let $f$ be a linear functional on a normed vector space V and $f^{-1}(\{0\})$ is closed. Prove that $f$ is bounded
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closed subspace of normed vector space

Is every finite dimensional subspace of a normed vector space closed? If yes, please prove it or else give a counter example.
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Has this Principal Component Analysis (PCA) been done correctly?

I have a set of 3D data points, indicated by the blue color in the picture below. I then project them onto the x-y plane, i.e. setting z values of all the points to 0, shown by the yellow color ...
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Show that $span({v_1,…v_n})=span({v_1,…,v_{n-1},w})$

This is what's given: $v_1,...v_n,w ∈ V$ and $v_1+...+v_n+w=0$ then I need to show that $span({v_1,...v_n})=span({v_1,...,v_{n-1},w})$ I could think of a way to show that this is true if I was sure ...
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Which of these sets is a subspace of F?

Let $F = \mathbb{R}^\mathbb{N}$. I need to check which of these sets are subspaces of $F$: $F_1 := \{ x \in F:\ \text{$x$ is bounded}\}$, $F_2 := \{ x \in F:\ \text{$x$ is convergent}\}$, $F_3 := \{ ...
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How to prove that sequence spaces $l^{p}, l^{\infty}$ and function space $C[a. b]$ are of infinite dimension

I am studying about the sequence space $l^{p}, l^{\infty}$ and function space $C[a. b]$. It is mentioned in the book that all of these spaces are of infinite dimension. I want to prove that these ...
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Pointed Convex cone: one-to-one correspondence extreme rays - extreme points

Hoi, let $V$ be a finite dimensional real vector space with inner product $\left\langle .\right\rangle$. Let $\Gamma\subset V$ and $\Gamma \neq \left\{0\right\}$ a pointed convex cone. (Pointed means ...
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On the existence of a bounded linear functional

Let $\mathcal{H}$ be a Hilbert space. By the Riesz Representation Theorem, we have that any bounded linear $\psi \in \mathcal{H}^{*}$ is of the form $\psi(h) = \langle h, g \rangle$ for some $g \in ...
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Distance of point for a set in linear spaces

Let $X$ a normed linear spaces, $Y \subset X$ a subspace and $z \in X$ an arbitrary point. How can we show that: $$\text{dist} (z, Y) = \sup \{\psi(z) \ | \ \|\psi\| = 1, \psi \equiv 0 \ \text{on} \ ...
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Can a non-zero vector have zero image under every linear functional?

Let $X$ be an infinite-dimensional vector space, and let $x_0$ be an element of $X$ such that $f(x_0)=0$ for every linear functional $f$ defined on $X$. Then can we prove that $x_0$ is the zero vector ...
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How to prove that two non-zero linear functionals defined on the same vector space and having the same null-space are proportional?

Let $f$ and $g$ be two non-zero linear functionals defined on a vector space $X$ such that the null-space of $f$ is equal to that of $g$. How to prove that $f$ and $g$ are proportional (i.e. one is a ...
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Equivalent statements of continuity of linear operators

I am asked to prove that the following are true: Given a linear operator $T: X \to Y$ where $X,Y$ normed linear spaces: (1) $T$ continuous at at point $\iff$ $T$ continuous everywhere (2) $T$ ...
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Sequential continuity in normed linear spaces

I am trying to prove the following "contiuity-type" result. Let $X,Y$ normed linear spaces. Let $\{T_n\} \to T \in \mathcal{L}(X,Y)$ and $\{u_n\} \to u \in X$. Show that $\{T_n(u_n)\} \to \{T(u)\} ...
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Image of unit ball dense under continuous map between banach spaces

I am assuming that the following problem will require the open mapping theorem, or maybe the closed graph theorem. Any help that can be given will be deeply appreciated. The statement is the ...
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Normed linear space and linear functional

Let $X$ be the normed linear spaceof sequences of reals that have only finitely many non-zero terms. Given $x = \{x_n\} \in X$, define $$f(x) = \displaystyle \sum_{n=1}^{\infty} x_n$$ I think that it ...
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Looking for proof that an open set in vector space contains the sum of two open sets.

Problem: To show that, in a topological vector space, for a given neighborhood of zero $W$, there exist two neighborhoods of zero, $V_1$, $V_2$, whose sum is contained in the first neighborhood, ...
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Prove that if $L(S)$ is bounded, where $S$ is the unit sphere of $U$, then $L$ is Lipschitz.

Let $U$ and $V$ be normed linear spaces over $\mathbb{R}$, and $L : U \mapsto V$ a linear function. Prove that if $L(S)$ is bounded, where $S$ is the unit sphere of $U$, then $L$ is Lipschitz. There ...
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Dimension of coefficents in a density equation

The density throughout a composite material is given by $T(x, y, z) = Axy^2 + Bxz^3 + Cy^2z^3,$ where $x$, $y$ and $z$ are the cartesian coordinates of the position inside the material. (a) Find the ...
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How to find the derivative with respect to the transformed co-ordinates.

I am stuck with something very simple , would be glad to get help . Suppose if i have a transformation matrix J , how do i find the derivative with respect to new co-ordinates , and derivative of ...
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Intersection of $|z_1 - x|=r$ and $|z_2 - y|=r$

Let $x,y \in \mathbb{R}^k$ ($k\geq 3$), $|x-y|=d>0$ and $r>0$. Prove that if $2r>d$, then there are infinitely many $z\in \mathbb{R}^k$ such that $|z-x|=|z-y|=r$. Here's what I have ...
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Prove: If $L \leq X$, $L$ has finite dimension, $M\leq X$ Then $L+M$ is closed.

Prove: If $X$ is a locally convex space, $L \leq X$, $L$ has finite dimension, $M\leq X$ Then $L+M$ is closed. What I know: If $L$ is a finite dimensional subspace, then $L$ is closed.
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Annihilators and dimensions

This question is related to this question. I have learnt from the question in the link that the equality below does not always hold. So here is my new question: What is a necessary and sufficient ...
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Definition clarifications on functions of vectors and their derivatives

Definition clarifications would be appreciated: How do I interpret the following ? For $f: R^n\to R^m$, $Df(\vec\xi)(\vec{x})$ in differentiation of a vector function. I know it as a function that ...
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Analogue of the dot product for functions

I have been reading some articles and I see that there is an analogue of the dot product for functions in the form of an integral. However, I am confused by the fact that there seems to be 2 forms: ...
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Does convexity of a 'norm' imply the triangle inequality?

Given a vector space $V$ (for convenience, defined over $\mathbb{r}$), we call $d:V\rightarrow\mathbb{R}$ a norm for $V$ if $\forall \mathbf{u}, \mathbf{v} \in V$ and $\forall r \in \mathbb{R}$ we ...
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Showing $1,e^{x}$ and $\sin{x}$ are linearly independent in $\mathcal{C}[0,1]$

How do i show that $f_{1}(x)=1$, $f_{2}(x)=e^{x}$ and $f_{3}(x)=\sin{x}$ are linearly independent, as elements of the vector space, of continuous functions $\mathcal{C}[0,1]$. So for showing these ...