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Find the points where the plane z=5x-4y+3 intersects each of the coordinate axes. Find the lengths of the sides and the angles of the triangle formed by these points.

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The dimensions of a triangle formed by intersection of a plane with the x- and y- axes are found. The solution is detailed and well presented.

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