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cragar

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I think the equation of my plane would be y=x in 3-space .

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cragar

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I think the equation of my plane would be y=x in 3-space .

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cragar

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why can't we say it cuts off zero volume .

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torquil

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But the best would be to solve the problem both ways, i.e. also assume that you're supposed to find the plane that cuts off the minimal volume in that octant, while intersecting somewhere on all three axes.

Then you'd have your "clever solution" as well as what is probably the "intended solution".

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cragar

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ya i was thinking it would work

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