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    Vectors/planes question

    I cant see how to get the answer for the following question:

    Find a parametric equation of the plane whose cartesian equation is 2x-3y-z=2

    Thanks in advance if you could help!
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    Quote Originally Posted by margaritas View Post
    I cant see how to get the answer for the following question:

    Find a parametric equation of the plane whose cartesian equation is 2x-3y-z=2

    Thanks in advance if you could help!
    Here
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    Quote Originally Posted by margaritas View Post
    I cant see how to get the answer for the following question:

    Find a parametric equation of the plane whose cartesian equation is 2x-3y-z=2

    Thanks in advance if you could help!
    Hello, margaritas,

    I've attached an image of my calculations.

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    Thanks so much Jhevon and earboth, didnt know there could be more than one answer!
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    Quote Originally Posted by margaritas View Post
    Thanks so much Jhevon and earboth, didnt know there could be more than one answer!
    o there can be several answers margaritas, that's why the question said "a parametric equation."

    that is becuase parallel vectors can be used to represent the same direction. so we can use a whole host of different vectors to represent the same direction, thus answers may vary
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