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A set of vectors for which an operation of addition is defined so that if *v*_{1} and *v*_{2} are vectors, the sum *v*_{1} + *v*_{2} is also a vector; an operation of scalar multiplication is defined so that if *v* is a vector and *c* is a scalar quantity, the product *c**v* is also a vector. See also Hilbert space.

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vector space
in
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Mathematics.

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