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Equations of lines and planes

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I have a question about the equation of a line

Are the forms <x0+at,y0+by,z0+tz>
And t=(x-x0)/a=(y-y0)/b=(z-z0)/c only for straight lines?
 

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hi nameVoid! :smile:

(i think you mean <x0+at,y0+bt,z0+ct>)
I have a question about the equation of a line

Are the forms <x0+at,y0+by,z0+tz>
And t=(x-x0)/a=(y-y0)/b=(z-z0)/c only for straight lines?
yes …

now show us how you'd prove that :wink:
 

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