Sorry I don't know how to write a nice looking equation on here so, this is the question: rho^2 (sin^(2) (phi) * sin^(2) (theta) + cos^(2) (phi)) = 9 What surface is this?
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Originally Posted by Susaluda Sorry I don't know how to write a nice looking equation on here so, this is the question: rho^2 (sin^(2) (phi) * sin^(2) (theta) + cos^(2) (phi)) = 9 What surface is this? Just to clarify, this is:
Yes, that's right.
Originally Posted by Susaluda Yes, that's right. Are you away that, to convert from spherical to cartesian coordinates, you use the following: Some of these bear striking resemblance to your equation, and that might help you to proceed.
Originally Posted by Mush Just to clarify, this is: Well, if we consider spherical polar coords (US version) then I believe it's a cylinder
Wow, yeah, ok I don't know how I didn't realize that :P Thanks to both of you!
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