Stuck on this problem for my class for a bit, I'm not sure exactly how to solve it. If someone could point me in the right direction I would really appreciate it.

What I have so far

Given the points:

A = ( 3, -4, 2)

B = (-1, -3, 5)

and the vector:

n = 2i + 5j - k

Find the displacement vector of AB = (-4, 1, 3)

Calculate the dot product (scalar product) OA . N = -16

Let THETA be the angle between the vectors OA and n. THETA is greater than 90 degrees.

Now here is where I'm stuck.

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The vector OA is to be expressed as a sum OA = kn + b, where k is a scalar and b is a vector perpendicular to n. Determine the value of k in this expression.

Using your answer from the last question, calculate the vector b.

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I know the answer is staring me in the face but I'm feeling very math-illiterate.