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Homework Help: Scalar equation of a plane into paremetric

  1. Jun 14, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Find a parametric equation of x-4y+2z-15 = 0

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I know this is a plane in 3 space
    the normal of this plane is (3,-4,2)

    a point on this line is (15,0,0)
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  3. Jun 14, 2010 #2


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    Well, you could let y and z be the parameters and get x in terms of them, so you would get

    R(y,z) = < ? , ? , ? > in terms of y and z.
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