he66666
  • he66666
Vectors: Determine the value for x such that the points A(-1, 3, 4), B(-2, 3, -1), and C(-5, 6, x) all lie on a plane that contains the origin. answer: x=-7 How do you solve this? Especially since it says it should contain the origin..
Mathematics
  • Stacey Warren - Expert brainly.com
Hey! We 've verified this expert answer for you, click below to unlock the details :)
SOLVED
At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur aut perferendis doloribus asperiores repellat.
katieb
  • katieb
I got my questions answered at brainly.com in under 10 minutes. Go to brainly.com now for free help!
anonymous
  • anonymous
There is some equation in three variables that they all fit: Aw + By + Cz = D Since it includes the origin, then D = 0
anonymous
  • anonymous
sorry, A, B, and C have nothing to do with the point names in your problem statement!
anonymous
  • anonymous
-1w +3y +4z = 0 -2w + 3y -1z = 0 -5w +6y -xz = 0 hmm... four vars and three eq's...

Looking for something else?

Not the answer you are looking for? Search for more explanations.

More answers

he66666
  • he66666
I don't think our teacher does it think way. She uses linear combinations to solve these questions :S so (-5, 6, x) = a(-1, 3, 4) + b(-2, 3, -1)
he66666
  • he66666
this*

Looking for something else?

Not the answer you are looking for? Search for more explanations.