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"The projection of a point P = (x,y,z) to a plane is a point on the plane that is closest to P. If the plane is defined by a point P0 = (x0,y0,z0) and a normal vector n=(x1,y1,z1), computer the projection of P on this plane."

Well, I haven't had a relevant Calculus course in many years, but I'm 99.9% certain that this is a vector calculus problem. My memory is a little sketchy on how to solve for a projection of a point on to a plane, so could anyone here perhaps provide a forumla, algorithm, solution or some other explanation of this problem? Thank you all very much for your time and help even if you don't reply! :)

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# Homework Help: Vector calculus: Projection of a point to a plane

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