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Cameron Dry (University of Witwatersrand, South Africa (ZA))

Lines in R3 question in Algebra

Is there a neat definition of what the lambda does in the vector equations of lines in R3?

November 6 2014, 11:49 am

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Shanah Carlson (University of Witwatersrand, South Africa (ZA))
Hey Cameron. Do you have a particular example? I tried understanding the concept using the notes on this website:

http://www.netcomuk.co.uk/~jenolive/vect17.html


November 6 2014, 2:31 pm


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Cameron Dry (University of Witwatersrand, South Africa (ZA))
Hi Shanah, I took a look at those notes, basically I just want to know if the lambda (or t in these notes) has any specific function on the line or if it's just a constant of proportionality or something similar.

November 6 2014, 5:03 pm


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