Relative to a fixed origin, the line has the equation:

The point lies on and is such that is perpendicular to .

EDIT:The question is - Find the coordinates of .

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- Jun 7th 2008, 10:18 AMSimplicityVectors
Relative to a fixed origin, the line has the equation:

The point lies on and is such that is perpendicular to .

**EDIT:**The question is - Find the coordinates of . - Jun 7th 2008, 10:41 AMbobak
you forgot to post a question.

also this problem looks similar to the this one

Bobak - Jun 7th 2008, 10:46 AMo_O
Let this point be and

Since C is on the line, we can see that:

Since , then :

Convert a,b, c into terms of lambda and solve for it. Then, plug it in back to the equation of your line to get which should correspond to your point as it originates form the origin. - Jun 7th 2008, 10:47 AMSimplicity
- Jun 7th 2008, 10:48 AMSimplicity
- Jun 7th 2008, 10:54 AMMoo