find the vector equation for the line passing through point (5, -1) and perpendicular to the vector i+j.

thanks in advance.

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- Mar 16th 2008, 02:39 PMoverduexvector equation
find the vector equation for the line passing through point (5, -1) and perpendicular to the vector i+j.

thanks in advance.

(: - Mar 16th 2008, 04:01 PMPlato
- Mar 16th 2008, 04:05 PMoverduex
- Mar 16th 2008, 04:09 PMPlato
$\displaystyle \left\langle {5, - 1} \right\rangle + t\left\langle {1, - 1} \right\rangle = \left\langle {5 + t, - 1 - t} \right\rangle = \left\{ \begin{gathered}

x = 5 + t \hfill \\

y = - 1 - t \hfill \\

\end{gathered} \right.

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