m1-20C-sp2003

m1-20C-sp2003 - 3. Find an equation for the plane that...

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Name: Section: TA: Time: Math 21C. Midterm Exam 1 April 23, 2003 Read each question carefully, and answer each question completely. Show all of your work. No credit will be given for unsupported answers. Write your solutions clearly and legibly. No credit will be given for illegible solutions. 1. Let a = h 1 , 2 , - 2 i and b = h- 2 , 1 , 1 i . (a) Find | a | and | b | . (b) Find a · b . (c) Find the cosine of the angle between a and b . (d) Find a unit vector perpendicular to both a and b . # Score 1 2 3 4 Σ
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2. Consider the two planes given by 6 x - 3 y + 2 z = 2 and x + 2 y - 2 z = 1. (a) Find the cosine of the angle between the two planes. (b) Find parametric equations for the line of intersection of the two planes.
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Unformatted text preview: 3. Find an equation for the plane that passes through the origin (0 , , 0) and contains the line x = 3 t , y = 1 + t , z = 2-t . 4. A certain particle has a velocity function v ( t ) = h 3 ,-sin t, cos t i . (a) Find the particles acceleration function a ( t ). (b) The particles initial position is r (0) = h , 1 , i . Find the particles position function r ( t ). (c) Find the distance the particle travels along its path for 0 t 2 ....
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course MATH 20C taught by Professor Helton during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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