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Are these planes parallel and distinct or parallel and coincident ?
3x+9y6z24=0
4x+6y14z8=0
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Are these planes parallel and distinct or parallel and coincident ? 3x+9y6z24=0 4x+6y14z8=0
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tkhunnyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Divide the first by 3 and the second by 2, for starters.
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burhan101Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@tkhunny and then ??
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tkhunnyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
?? What is that? I was hoping you would get: x+3y2z8=0 2x+3y7z4=0
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burhan101Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Then i did elimination to get rid of y
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tkhunnyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Why? Are they parallel?
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burhan101Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
We have to figure of if theyre parallel and distinct or coincidentt
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tkhunnyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
They are? What makes you think so? When you eliminated y, didn't that give you a line in the xz plane?
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burhan101Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
its given in the question
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tkhunnyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Are you going to buy it, just because it says so? If they are parallel, shouldn't they have the same Normal Vector?
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burhan101Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so they're not parallel, they intersect ?
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tkhunnyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
That's what they look like to me.
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burhan101Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Answer key says parallel and coincident
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tkhunnyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
3x+9y6z24=0 4x+6y14z8=0 Find a point on one of them. (10,0,1) Prove 3(10) + 9(0)  6(1)  24 = 30 + 0  6  24 = 24  24 = 0 Is it on the other one? 4(10) + 6(0)  14(1)  8 = 40  14  8 = 26  8 = 18 \(\ne 0\) Okay, we just proved that they are NOT coincident. Did you write the problem correctly? If you did, we're done.
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