# How do you find the vector perpendicular to the plane containing (0,-2,2), (1,2,-3), and (4,0,-1)?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 20, 2016

Make two vectors from the 3 points and then take the cross product:

#### Explanation:

Use the 3 points to create two vectors in the plane:

let

let

Use the cross product to find a vector perpendicular to these two vectors:

The negative of this is also valid: