Calculus (3rd Edition)

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1464125260
ISBN 13: 978-1-46412-526-3

Chapter 13 - Vector Geometry - Chapter Review Exercises - Page 703: 58


Hyperboloid of two sheets.

Work Step by Step

If we rewrite the constant 2 as a radical fraction, then the equation becomes $$ \left(\frac{x}{3}\right)^{2}-\left(\frac{y}{4}\right)^{2}-\left(\frac{z}{1/\sqrt{2}}\right)^{2}=1 $$ which is a hyperboloid of two sheets.
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