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Parametric equations

1. Homework Statement
parametric equations are
x=s+2t
y=2s+3t
z=3s+4t

trying to solve for equation of the plane and then take the coefficients of the equation to get the vector normal to the plane


2. Homework Equations


3. The Attempt at a Solution

apparently t=2x-y
and s=2y-3x
and therefore the equation of the plane is x-2y+z=0
but for me solving the first equation for t just gives t=x-s/2
 
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1. Homework Statement
parametric equations are
x=s+2t
y=2s+3t
z=3s+4t

trying to solve for equation of the plane and then take the coefficients of the equation to get the vector normal to the plane


2. Homework Equations


3. The Attempt at a Solution

apparently t=2x-y
and s=2y-3x
and therefore the equation of the plane is x-2y+z=0
but for me solving the first equation for t just gives t=x-s/2
From your equation of the plane, if it's correct, you can get a normal to the plane by inspection.
 

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