# How do you check if a polynomial is a subspace?

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## How do you check if a polynomial is a subspace?

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**How do you prove a subspace in linear algebra?**

In other words, to test if a set is a subspace of a Vector Space, you only need to check if it closed under addition and scalar multiplication. Easy! ex. Test whether or not the plane 2x + 4y + 3z = 0 is a subspace of R3.

**How do you tell if a polynomial is a vector space?**

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### How do you determine if a line is a subspace?

In order for ℓ to be a subspace, it must contain the zero element (0,0). Plugging this point into the defining equation yields b=0. Thus if b≠0, then ℓ cannot be a subspace.

**Can a polynomial be a subspace?**

In any subspace polynomial, the coefficient of x is non-zero. Conversely, every linearized polynomial with non-zero coefficient of x is a subspace polynomial in its splitting field. Proof: It is readily verified that 0 is a root of multiplicity 1 if and only if the coefficient of x is non-zero.

**Which of the following is not a subspace of r³?**

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The plane z = 1 is not a subspace of R3. The line t(1,1,0), t ∈ R is a subspace of R3 and a subspace of the plane z = 0. The line (1,1,1) + t(1,−1,0), t ∈ R is not a subspace of R3 as it lies in the plane x + y + z = 3, which does not contain 0. Any solution (x1,x2,…,xn) is an element of Rn.

#### How do you find the basis of a polynomial subspace?

Specifying p(0)=p(1)=0 means that any polynomial in W must be divisible by x and (x−1). That is W={x(1−x)p(x)|p(x)∈P1}. Since P1 has dimension 2, W must have dimension 2. Extending W to a basis for V just requires picking any two other polynomials of degree 3 which are linearly independent from the others.

**Is polynomial space a vector space?**

It happens that if you take the set of all polynomials together with addition of polynomials and multiplication of a polynomial with a number, the resulting structure satisfies these conditions. Therefore it is a vector space — that is all there is to it.

**What is a subspace linear algebra?**

In mathematics, and more specifically in linear algebra, a linear subspace, also known as a vector subspace is a vector space that is a subset of some larger vector space. A linear subspace is usually simply called a subspace when the context serves to distinguish it from other types of subspaces.

## What defines a subspace?

A subspace is a vector space that is entirely contained within another vector space. As a subspace is defined relative to its containing space, both are necessary to fully define one; for example, R2 is a subspace of R3, but also of R4, C2, etc.

**How to prove that a polynomial is in a subspace?**

Suppose two polynomials f 1 and f 2 are in your space, you need to show that s f 1 + f 2 is in your space, where s 1 ∈ R. Now, let f 1 = r x + r x 4 and f 2 = t x + t x 4, then s f 1 + f 2 = ( s r + t) x + ( s r + t) x 4, so this polynomial is indeed in U. So, U is a subspace.

**Is a zero vector a subset of a polynomial?**

Finally, the zero vector (and for polynomials, the zero polynomial -that whose all coefficients a 0, a 1,…, a n = 0, and in this case, only a = 0) is also not in the subset except for the single case where t = 0.

### Is the set of polynomial equations a vector space?

You never really plug in a number for t when dealing with questions on this space, the vectors are the polynomial equations themselves. This is enough to conclude it is not a vector space, but it’s also true that the set is not closed under vector addition or scalar multiplication as well, as outlined above.

**Is the polynomial set T2 + T2 a subspace?**

Both of your two ideas work and are indeed based on the fact that the polynomial set of that form is not closed under addition (obvious, for t 2 + t 2 = 2 t 2 ). Hence it’s not a subspace.