What Do You Know About Vector Spaces?

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What Do You Know About Vector Spaces?

A vectors (also called a linear space) is a collection of objects called vectors, which may be added together and multiplied ("scaled") by numbers, called scalera.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A vector space is also called?
    • A. 

      Linear space

    • B. 

      Linear algebra

    • C. 

      Scalers

    • D. 

      Geometry

  • 2. 
    Vector spaces are applied throughout all except?
    • A. 

      Mathematics

    • B. 

      Science

    • C. 

      Engineering

    • D. 

      Language

  • 3. 
    The first ideas leading to vector spaces can be traced back as far as the .....?
    • A. 

      17th Century

    • B. 

      18th Century

    • C. 

      15th Century

    • D. 

      19th Century

  • 4. 
    The modern, more abstract treatment, was first formulated by who?
    • A. 

      Albert Einstein

    • B. 

      Isaac Newton

    • C. 

      John Donne

    • D. 

      Giuseppe Peano

  • 5. 
    The modern, more abstract treatment, first formulated by Giuseppe Peano in the year?
    • A. 

      1888

    • B. 

      2000

    • C. 

      1567

    • D. 

      1918

  • 6. 
    Descartes and Fermat founded analytical geometry around .....?
    • A. 

      1584

    • B. 

      1636

    • C. 

      1777

    • D. 

      1654

  • 7. 
    Analytical geometry was founded by who?
    • A. 

      Isaac Newton

    • B. 

      John Donne

    • C. 

      Descartes and Fermat

    • D. 

      Albert Einstein

  • 8. 
    Who introduced certain operations on points, lines and planes?
    • A. 

      Bolzano

    • B. 

      Isaac Newton

    • C. 

      Albert Einstein

    • D. 

      Giuseppe Peano

  • 9. 
    Bolzano introduced certain operations on points, lines and planes, which are predecessors of vectors in the year .....?
    • A. 

      1584

    • B. 

      1888

    • C. 

      1804

    • D. 

      1906

  • 10. 
    The definition of vectors was founded on whose notion of the bipoint?
    • A. 

      Bellavitis

    • B. 

      Bolzano

    • C. 

      Descartes

    • D. 

      Fermat

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