Math/Vectors
posted by Kate .
I need help on a homework problem. "Determine a vector equation for the line perpendicular to 4x3y=17 and through point (2,4). The answer in the book is given as [x,y]=[2,4]+t[4,3].Isn't the normal to the scalar equation [4,3] and wouldn't this be the direction vector of the line we're looking for. I thought the answer should have been =[2,4]+t[4,3]. Where am I making a mistake?
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