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    using intercepts to graph a plane

    how do you use intercets to graph the plane 2x+5y+z=10?
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    Typically when possible graph in just the first octant

    2x+5y+z=10

    if x=y=0 z = 10

    if x= z = 0 y = 2

    if y=z=0 x= 5


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