Calculus: Early Transcendentals 8th Edition

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

Chapter 12 - Section 12.5 - Equations of Lines and Planes - 12.5 Exercises - Page 831: 29



Work Step by Step

The general form of the equation of the plane is: $a(x-x_0)+b(y-y_0)+c(z-z_0)=0$ or, $ax+by+cz=ax_0+by_0+cz_0$ Plugging in the given values, we get $1x+1y+1z=1(1)+1(1/2)+1(1/3)$ After simplification, we get $x+y+z=\frac{11}{6}$
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