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Homework Help: Calc 2 Lines and planes 3

  1. Apr 29, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Find an equation of a plane containing the three points (0, -4, 4), (5, -1, 1), (5, 0, 3) in which the coefficient of x is 9

    2. Relevant equations


    3. The attempt at a solution

    Totally lost on this guy. Prof didnt go over anything like this, nor tell us what the coefficient of x=9 means.
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 29, 2010 #2
    The first thing you need to do is look up the equation of a plane. Also, "the coefficient of x is 9" means that 9x will be part of your equation. A coefficient is a constant multiplier.
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