Ok, so i have a assignment where I'm supposed to descirbe planes in certain situation (ex. parralel to xz plane) So how would you describe (in terms of the xy, zy, and xz planes), Ax + By+ Cz + D= 0 whereas A= 0 and B,C,D do not = 0
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Originally Posted by Mtl Ok, so i have a assignment where I'm supposed to descirbe planes in certain situation (ex. parralel to xz plane) So how would you describe (in terms of the xy, zy, and xz planes), Ax + By+ Cz + D= 0 whereas A= 0 and B,C,D do not = 0 Work with me on this - are you familiar with vectors?
pretty familiar i guess.
Originally Posted by Mtl pretty familiar i guess. Then you could describe the plane Ax + By + Cz + D = 0 as being such that the vector Ai + Bj + Ck is perpendicular to it. Furthemore, you could say that it's perpendicular distance from the origin is .
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