Posted by **Jen** on Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 6:42pm.

What Would Be The Coordinates Of The Center Of The Hole In The Paper For The Following?

If a piece of paper is a plane in the X & Y axes & the Z axis is a pencil that is stabbed straight down through the paper at the point where the X & Y axes meet, then the coordinates of the center of the hole in the paper are what?

(1,0,1)?

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**bobpursley**, Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 6:45pm
The truth is the origin does not have to be at 0,0,0. The axis are on a graph to provide reference axis, and scales.

But I suppose your teacher is thinking origin as 0,0,0.

Such is life, and we engineers and scientists have to bite our toungue when near math teachers.

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**britnay**, Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 6:47pm
4 girls of track team ran the 4-by-100 meter relay in a total of 46.8. what was the average time for each runne?

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**bobpursley**, Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 6:48pm
I would divide the total by 4.

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**Jen**, Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 6:50pm
so the answer would be (0,0,0)

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**bobpursley**, Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 6:52pm
Yes, Jen. I bite my lip.

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**britnay**, Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 6:56pm
please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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