Pretzel Surface

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Pretzel Surface
Fields: Algebra and Geometry
Image Created By: 3DXM Consortium
Website: Virtual Math Museum

Pretzel Surface

The Pretzel surface is an algebraic surface.

A More Mathematical Explanation

The equation for the pretzel surface is given by:

f(x,y,z) =  (((x-1)^2 + y^2 - aa^2) * ((x+1)^2 + y^2 - aa^2))^2 + z^2

About the Creator of this Image

The 3DXM Consortium is the group in charge of the 3D-XplorMath software development project and the related Virtual Mathematics Museum website project. The Consortium is an international volunteer group of mathematicians.

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