Maths - Projections of planes on planes

We want to find the component of plane A that is parallel to plane B and the component of plane A that is perpendicular to plane B.

Since the planes are infinite the projection of plane A onto plane B will be the whole of plane B.

If there is a scalar value associated with the plane then, will that value be reduced depending on the angle between the planes?

Related Question

Can we project points in the 2 dimensional coordinates of one plane into the points in the 2 dimensional coordinates of another plane?


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