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For each of the following equtions describe the surface and identify the traces. What does it mean by traces? x^2+y^22z=0
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For each of the following equtions describe the surface and identify the traces. What does it mean by traces? x^2+y^22z=0 Thank you very much for your help!!!

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satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0means the set of all points that fit this equation http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=x^2%2By^22z%3D0

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oooh "traces" my fault

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0cross section parallel to a plane \(xy\) trace, set \(z=0\) for example

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so in this case the \(xy\) trace is given by the equation \(x^2+y^2=0\) which is a point at the origin of the \(xy\) plane

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and the \(xz\) trace is \(x^22z=0\) or \(x^2=2z\) a parabola

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 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok, I understand. Thank you!
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