Maths - Plane - Forum discussion

By: Nobody/Anonymous - nobody
file A 3D plane  
2004-04-22 22:10

If the plane is specified by the vector [a,b,c].
That is not true!
A plane is specified by [a,b,c,d].

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By: Martin Baker - martinbaker
file RE: A 3D plane  
2004-04-23 01:05

Hello Dr Kempelmann,

Thank you for letting me know about this, I have corrected the following page:

I think what I meant was 'plane orientation' rather than just 'plane' i.e. the set of planes that intersect the origin. It would be interesting to generalise this to any plane, I guess I would need to use 4x4 matrices to do this?



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