Unformatted text preview: P = ( 1 , 1 , 1 ) and adjacent vertices Q = ( 4 , 4 , ) , R = ( 5 , 7 , 6 ) , and S = ( 3 , 3 , ) ? Answer: [Volume of the parallelepiped] = 2 Example 8 The vectors i , j , and k with their bases at the origin form three edges of a tetrahedron. What is its volume? Answer: [Volume] = 1 6 Interactive Examples Work the following Interactive Examples on Shenk’s web page, http//www.math.ucsd.edu/˜ashenk/: ‡ Section 12.4: Examples 1–8 † Lecture notes to accompany Section 13.4 of Calculus by HughesHallett. ‡ The chapter and section numbers on Shenk’s web site refer to his calculus manuscript and not to the chapters and sections of the textbook for the course. 1...
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