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Vectors, Parametric equation form of a 3D line - IB Maths HL

How can we find the parametric form of the equations of the line passing through the point and is parallel to the vector ?

Thanks

How can we find the parametric form of the equations of the line passing through the point and is parallel to the vector ?

Thanks

- lora
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Vectors, Parametric equation form of a line - IB Maths HL

The Parametric form for the equation of a straight line is :

where is a position vector (a point on the line)

and is a direction vector ( a vector parallel to the line)

is a real number parameter.

Therefore for your question we have that the parametric equation form is

Hope these help!!

The Parametric form for the equation of a straight line is :

where is a position vector (a point on the line)

and is a direction vector ( a vector parallel to the line)

is a real number parameter.

Therefore for your question we have that the parametric equation form is

Hope these help!!

- lily
**Posts:**0**Joined:**Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:04 pm

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