Find the parametric equations for the line through (1, -1, 1) and parallel to the line x+2=0.5y=z-3

How do I obtain the direction of the line? Thanks

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- Jan 27th 2007, 07:17 PMc_323_hDirection of Vector
Find the parametric equations for the line through (1, -1, 1) and parallel to the line x+2=0.5y=z-3

How do I obtain the direction of the line? Thanks - Jan 27th 2007, 08:08 PMSoroban
Hello, c_323_h!

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Find the parametric equations for the line through

and parallel to the line

How do I obtain the direction of the line?

They gave us the__symmetric__form of the line: .

The direction vector is: . . . . the denominators.