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Homework Help: Parametric Equation

  1. Jun 14, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Find the coordinates of the point where the line (x+1)/7 = (y-1)/-4 = (z-5)/-5 intersects the plane 3x + 3y + 2z = 5

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    parameterized the equation of the line to
    x = -1 + 7t
    y = 1 - 4t
    z = 5 - 5t
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  3. Jun 14, 2009 #2


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    Find the value of t which satisfies the equation of the plane 3x+3y+2z=5
  4. Jun 14, 2009 #3
    Oh thanks a lot! I completely forgot how to do algebra since gr.12.
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