Math 3118, Section 1
Fall 2002
Partial review of chapter 8:
      Some key concepts from Sections 8.2, 8.3, and 8.4

  1. The parametric form of the line through two given points.
  2. Vector addition, vector subtraction, and plane geometry.
    (Related to Exercise 8.2.24, a recommended review problem.)
  3. Finding the slope of a line from its parametric form.
    (Also see Exercise 8.2.14 and Exercise 8.2.19, a recommended review problem.)

  4. Finding the parametric form of a line from its slope-intercept equation.
    (Also see Exercise 8.2.18)
  5. Norms and distances
  6. Segments
  7. The dot product and orthogonality

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