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LINES AND PLANES IN SPACE (Chapter 16)

9 Let the vectors a, b and c be a = 3i + 2j ¡ k, b = i + j ¡ k, c = 2i ¡ j + k. a Show that b £ c = ¡3j ¡ 3k. b Verify for the given vectors that a £ (b £ c) = b (a ² c) ¡ c (a ² b). Ã 10 Given the vectors a =
1 2 ¡2

! and b =

Ã

¡t 1+t 2t

! , find t if:

a a and b are perpendicular 11 Line 1 has equation

b a and b are parallel.

x¡8 y+9 z ¡ 10 = = and 3 ¡16 7 Ã ! Ã ! Ã !
x y z

line 2 has vector equation

=

15 29 5

3 8 ¡5

a Show that lines 1 and 2 are skew. b Line 3 is a translation of line 1 which intersects line 2. Find the equation of the plane containing lines 2 and 3. c Use b to find the shortest distance between lines 1 and 2. d Find the coordinates of the two points where the common perpendicular meets the lines 1 and 2.

Chapter

Descriptive statistics
Contents:

17

A B C D E F G

Continuous numerical data and histograms Measuring the centre of data Cumulative data Measuring the spread of data Statistics using technology Variance and standard deviation The significance of standard deviation Review set 17A Review set 17B

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