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<math>{x^2 \over a^2} + {y^2 \over b^2} - {z^2 \over c^2}=1 \,</math> &nbsp;'''hyperboloid of one sheet,'''
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Revision as of 13:09, 22 May 2009


Hyperboloid
Hyperboloid.jpg
Field: Calculus
Image Created By: Paul Nylander
Website: Paul Nylander's Site

Hyperboloid

A hyperboloid is a quadric, a type of surface in three dimensions.


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A More Mathematical Explanation

{x^2 \over a^2} + {y^2 \over b^2} - {z^2 \over c^2}=1 \,  hyperboloid of one sheet,

or

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{x^2 \over a^2} + {y^2 \over b^2} - {z^2 \over c^2}=1 \,  hyperboloid of one sheet,

or

- {x^2 \over a^2} - {y^2 \over b^2} + {z^2 \over c^2}=1 \,  hyperboloid of two sheets.




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