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MATH2014/1st

THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS

MATH2014 Multivariable calculus and linear algebra

Tutorial 8
Date : Nov 14, 2016 – Nov 18, 2016

1. Determine whether the following sets are linearly dependent or linearly independent:
     
 3
 0 −2  
(a) S1 = −1 , 0 ,  5  ,
     
 
7 0 1
 
   
 −4
 −10  
(b) S2 =  12  ,  30  ,
   
 
6 15
 
     
 −3
 2 −1  
(c) S3 =  7  , 9 ,  0  ,
     
 
0 0 2
 
        
 2
 −1 1 4  
(d) S4 = 0 ,  3  , 1 , −2
       
 
1 2 1 3
 

         
3 2 
 1 −1 1 

0 1 2  1   8 
 
2. Is v =   or w =   a vector in the span of S =   ,   ,   ?
         
5 3 
 1 −2 −1
 
−1 −1 1 1 5
 

 
1 2 3
3. Find the inverse of 2 5 6.
 

3 4 8

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