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Homework Help: Finding the normal vector with a given plane and point

  1. Oct 21, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Find the vector equation of line in three dimensional space that contains the point
    P = (-1,3,0) and is orthogonal to the plane 3x - z = 2.

    2. Relevant equations

    The attempt at a solution
    can I use the equation of (P-P0)n = 0 , in this question?

    Since the only problem is, I don't know how to find the intersection point between the vector and the plane.

    Any hints? Thanks.
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  3. Oct 21, 2011 #2


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    What two things do you need to know to specify the equation of a line? Do you have or can you get these two things from what you are given?
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