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Quadratic Forms in n Variables

  • Thomas Banchoff
  • John Wermer
Chapter
Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)

Abstract

In Chapter 3.8 we considered a quadric surface in ℝ3 with the equation
$$ a{x^2}\;{\rm{ + }}\;2bxy\; + \;2cxz\;{\rm{ + }}\;d{y^2}\;{\rm{ + }}\;2eyz\;{\rm{ + }}\;f{z^2}\;{\rm{ = }}\;{\rm{1,}} $$
(1)
where a, b, c, d, e, f are constants.

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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Banchoff
    • 1
  • John Wermer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsBrown UniversityProvidenceUSA

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