# Perpendicular vectors

• March 26th 2011, 08:29 AM
homeylova223
Perpendicular vectors
Find a vector perpendicular to the plane and containing the given points.
(0,-2,2), (1,2,-3) and (4,0,-1)
Can anyone show me how to this problem?
• March 26th 2011, 08:38 AM
Plato
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Originally Posted by homeylova223
Find a vector perpendicular to the plane and containing the given points.
(0,-2,2), (1,2,-3) and (4,0,-1)
Can anyone show me how to this problem?

Name the points $P:(0,-2,2), Q:(1,2,-3) ~\&~ R:(4,0,-1)$
Then find $\overrightarrow {PQ} \times \overrightarrow {PR}$. That is your answer.