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Let V be the vector space consisting of all polynomials of degree less than or equal to...
Let V be the vector space consisting of all polynomials of degree less than or equal to n with real coefficients. Suppose that `p_(0), p_(1),..., p_(n)` are polynomials in V with the property that `p_(j)(1) = 0` for all j. Prove that the polynomials `p_(0), p_(1),..., p_(n)` are dependent in V.
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`P_0(x), P_1 (x),...........P_n (x)` be polynomials in V.The dimension of V be (n+1).Let polynomial in V are not dependent then these polynomial are linearly independent.Then these polynomials forms a basis of V .But `P_0 (x)=` constant ,may not equals to zero say `P_0(x)=2` . `P_0 (x) ` can be written as Linear combination of `P_1(x),......,P_n(x).`
`` because `P_j(x)=0 ` for x=1 ,which is contradiction . Hence our assumption is wrong. Therefore these polynomials are linearly dependent.
Posted by aruv on September 4, 2013 at 9:04 AM (Answer #1)
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