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    Parametric equation of plane

    Find the parametric Equations of the line through the point (3,-2) and parallel to v = (3,1,-2)

    Is the answer going to be

    (x-3,y+2,z) = (3t,1t,-2t)
    x = 3+3t
    y = -2 + 1t
    z = -2t

    OR

    z = - z_0 - 2t
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    Quote Originally Posted by flaming View Post
    Find the parametric Equations of the line through the point (3,-2) and parallel to v = (3,1,-2)
    Is the answer going to be
    (x-3,y+2,z) = (3t,1t,-2t)
    x = 3+3t
    y = -2 + 1t
    z = -2t
    You have the z-coordinate missing above.
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    the question does not give a z coordinate, that is why i am confused. it just says point (3,-2)
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    Quote Originally Posted by flaming View Post
    the question does not give a z coordinate, that is why i am confused. it just says point (3,-2)
    Then there is no answer. It is a faulty question.
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