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Engineers use threedimensional coordinates to design construction projects. An overhead light is anchored at point (7, 12, 10) in a design where the floor of the building is represented by the twodimensional coordinate plane (xaxis and yaxis). Measurements are in feet.
1. Lights are spaced from the hanging light, 4 feet away in the xdirection and 4 feet in the ydirection. Select the possible coordinates of the anchors for two other lights.
a. (3, 8, 10) and (11, 16, 10)
b. (3, 8, 6) and (11, 16, 14)
c. (3, 12, 10) and (11, 12, 10)
d. (7, 8, 10) and (7, 16, 10)
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Engineers use threedimensional coordinates to design construction projects. An overhead light is anchored at point (7, 12, 10) in a design where the floor of the building is represented by the twodimensional coordinate plane (xaxis and yaxis). Measurements are in feet. 1. Lights are spaced from the hanging light, 4 feet away in the xdirection and 4 feet in the ydirection. Select the possible coordinates of the anchors for two other lights. a. (3, 8, 10) and (11, 16, 10) b. (3, 8, 6) and (11, 16, 14) c. (3, 12, 10) and (11, 12, 10) d. (7, 8, 10) and (7, 16, 10)
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jcd2012Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I think, in the answer, 10 should be the number for z in (x,y,z), because the height of the ceiling remains constant. so I think what you're looking for, is two other lights that are 4 feet away in x and y, but still at 10 for z
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so like x has to be four away from y???
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jcd2012Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
no. think of x and y as independent. the directions say we want lights that are 4 feet away in x, and 4 feet away in y, but constant at 10 in z. so if we have one light at the point (7,12,10), where can we put more lights?
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babybatsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ooooh, so itll be 11, 16. 10?
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jcd2012Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
that's one of them. we can also go the other way and say we want a light at (3,8,10) since that meets our requirements too
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babybatsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh, okay! thanks! i have another question think you might be able to help?
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dw:1349720812748:dw
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The roof lines of a building can be described by the system of equations below, where the floor is represented by the xaxis and the yaxis and the height of the building is along the zaxis. Measurements are in feet.
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jcd2012Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what do you need to do with this?
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babybatsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i have to find xyz, i suck at algebra 2 :c sorry lol
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jcd2012Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
that's okay. there's one thing we can try called gaussian elimination. are you familiar?
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jcd2012Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm working on the problem. were you taught how to do a problem like this using substitution?
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babybatsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i go to online school so it's kinda like they just give you a problem and you have to solve it on your own....
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jcd2012Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
alright. give me a sec. I can show you how to do it one way
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jcd2012Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I think you should probably put this into another question for other people to help you with  I can't remmeber quite how to do this the algebra 2 way
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