Calculus 8th Edition

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Chapter 13 - Vector Functions - Review - True-False Quiz: 3

Answer

False

Work Step by Step

Given: The curve $(2t,3-t,0)$ is a line that passes through the origin. This means that $2t=0$ gives $t=0$ $3-t=0$ gives $t=3$ Therefore, the equations contradict each other so $r$ does not pass through the origin. Hence the statement is false.
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