A sphere has two parallel tangent planes with equations x+2y-2z=37 and x+2y-2z=-11. One of the points of tangency is (-7,5,7). Find the center and radius of the sphere.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I'm not really sure how to do this. I know that the point (-7,5,7) lies on the x+2y-2z=-11 plane. The distance from the point to the plane using the distance formula is 16. So now I know that the sphere's diameter is 16, making the radius 8.

Can someone explain how to find the center of the sphere?

Thanks!

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