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    Question Vector Calculus

    identify and sketch the surface

    -x^2-y^2-16z^2=0


    i'm stuck..it's close to an ellipsoid but an ellispoid would be equal to 1 not 0..anyone know what this is??
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    Quote Originally Posted by andyaddition View Post
    identify and sketch the surface

    -x^2-y^2-16z^2=0


    i'm stuck..it's close to an ellipsoid but an ellispoid would be equal to 1 not 0..anyone know what this is??
    It is not a surface. It is just a point (0,0,0).
    Last edited by mr fantastic; September 18th 2009 at 08:10 AM. Reason: Restored original post
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