Would anyone know how to begin a problem where a function z(x,y) is given and x(t),y(t),z(t). Thanks!
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the normal line to the surface is expressed as: N i j k ; N i j k from the given line we have the symmetric equations: which gives us: i j k
Last edited by jpritch422; April 28th 2013 at 07:53 PM.
so we would solve for where <y,x,-1> is equal to <-2,5,3>, wouldn't that be never because of k, -1 cannot equal 3
Originally Posted by topsaa so we would solve for where <y,x,-1> is equal to <-2,5,3>, wouldn't that be never because of k, -1 cannot equal 3 what this is saying is that the given line coincides with vector: i j k the normal line to the surface coincides with the vector: i j k since the two vectors are parallel, that would make the two lines parallel. So then, i j k i j k
Last edited by jpritch422; April 29th 2013 at 04:33 AM.
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