# Homework Help: A plane contains the point A(3, 1, 2) and the vectors u = [-1, 3, 4]

1. Mar 16, 2013

### NATURE.M

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A plane contains the point A(3, 1, 2) and the vectors u = [-1, 3, 4] and v = [2, 0, -1]. Find the scalar equation of this plane.

2. Relevant equations

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3. The attempt at a solution

I obtained:
-3x+7y-6z+14=0 (for the scalar equation).
Is this correct??

2. Mar 16, 2013

### Staff: Mentor

so you tested it with the given pt? and then using the given pt + the u vector to get a new point and again with the v vector?

3. Mar 16, 2013

### NATURE.M

Yes, I used various points from the parametric equations to test, and it satisfied all. So I feel confident its right. Thanks anyways.

4. Mar 18, 2013

### HallsofIvy

Why "thanks anyways"? If you checked thosed because jedishrfu suggested it, just thank him. If you had already checked, why did you ask?

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