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Find Values of $h$ so that the Given Vectors are Linearly Independent

Problem 194

Find the value(s) of $h$ for which the following set of vectors
\[\left \{ \mathbf{v}_1=\begin{bmatrix}
1 \\
0 \\
\end{bmatrix}, \mathbf{v}_2=\begin{bmatrix}
h \\
1 \\
\end{bmatrix}, \mathbf{v}_3=\begin{bmatrix}
1 \\
2h \\
\end{bmatrix}\right\}\] is linearly independent.

(Boston College, Linear Algebra Midterm Exam Sample Problem)
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