Hi, I need some help with this question.

The plane 3x-2y+z=7 contains the point (1,-2,0) and is perpendicular to (3,-2,1).

find the equation of the plane in parametric form.

please help me out,

thanks!

Printable View

- September 1st 2008, 03:04 AMwonderrrgirlHow to convert cartesian to parametric ( VECTOR, PLANES)
Hi, I need some help with this question.

The plane 3x-2y+z=7 contains the point (1,-2,0) and is perpendicular to (3,-2,1).

find the equation of the plane in parametric form.

please help me out,

thanks! - September 1st 2008, 03:10 AMmr fantastic
"The plane ..... contains the point (1,-2,0) and is perpendicular to (3,-2,1)" is redundant information since this information is contained in the given Cartesian equation.

Let x = t and y = s. Then z = 7 - 3x + 2y = 7 - 3t + 2s.

This is one of an infinite number of possible parametric forms. - September 1st 2008, 03:17 AMwonderrrgirl
So there can be more than one answer?

Thanks! - September 1st 2008, 03:21 AMmr fantastic