Calculus: Early Transcendentals 8th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285741552
ISBN 13: 978-1-28574-155-0

Chapter 12 - Section 12.1 - Three-Dimensional Coordinate Systems - 12.1 Exercises: 25


The equation $x=5$ represents a vertical plane parallel to the yz-axis that is shifted 5 units in the positive x direction.

Work Step by Step

The equation sets a value for x that is independent of y or z. If $f(y,z)=x$, then $f(y,z)$ will equal 5 at every point on the yz-plane.
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