I need to find the equation of a plane that is parallel to the plane [itex]2x + 4y + 8z = 17 [/itex] and contains the line [itex] { x = 3 +2t , y=t , z=8-t } [/itex].(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Not quite sure how or where to begin. Something having to do with a perpendicular vector maybe?

Also, in a different problem, I need to find the equation of a plane that contains the lines:

[itex] \vec{r} = <1,1,0>+t<1,-1,2>[/itex]

[itex] \vec{r} = <2,0,2>+s<-1,1,0>[/itex]

Don't quite know where to begin this one either.

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# Homework Help: Vectors and planes

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