Calculate the area of the portion E+ of the ellipsoid that lies above the xy plane by making use of the parameterisation .

Hint: =

I know that I need to evaluate for and

Now, I have found = but am stuck on how to use the hint?

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- Sep 10th 2009, 07:40 AMnmatthies1surface area and integration
Calculate the area of the portion E+ of the ellipsoid that lies above the xy plane by making use of the parameterisation .

Hint: =

I know that I need to evaluate for and

Now, I have found = but am stuck on how to use the hint? - Sep 10th 2009, 04:52 PMluobo
- Sep 11th 2009, 08:31 AMHallsofIvy
This does NOT give an ellipsoid. gives the ellipsoid .

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Hint: = .

I know that I need to evaluate for and

Now, I have found = but am stuck on how to use the hint?