Find the equation in standard form of the plane that passes through the point (1, -2, 3) and is perpendicular to 2i +3j - 5k. need some help.
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Originally Posted by rcmango Find the equation in standard form of the plane that passes through the point (1, -2, 3) and is perpendicular to 2i +3j - 5k. need some help. Is <2, 3, -5> a normal vector; that is, is it orthogonal to every vector lying in the plane? If so, 0 = 2(x - 1) + 3(y + 2) - 5(z - 3) 0 = 2x - 2 + 3y + 6 - 5z + 15 0 = 2x + 3y - 5z + 23 And thus, -23 = 2x + 3y - 5z
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