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Tangent Plane to Parametric Surface

Find an equation of the tangent plane to the parametric surface x = -1rcos(theta), y = -5rsin(theta), z = r at the point (-1sqrt(2), -5 sqrt(2), 2), when r = 2 and theta = pi/4.

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This solution shows all the calculations needed to find an equation of the tangent plane to the give surface.

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