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  1. In mathematics, a vector space (or linear space) is a collection of objects (called vectors) that, informally speaking, may be scaled and added

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  2. More formally, a vector space is a set on which two operations, called (vector) addition and (scalar) multiplication, are defined and satisfy certain natural axioms which are listed below

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  3. Vector spaces are the basic objects of study in linear algebra, and are used throughout mathematics, science, and engineering

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  4. The most familiar vector spaces are two- and three-dimensional Euclidean spaces

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  5. Vectors in these spaces can be represented by ordered pairs or triples of real numbers, and are isomorphic to geometric vectors—quantities with a magnitude and a direction, usually depicted as arrows

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