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Elliptic paraboloids are often called paraboloids. They are solutions of the equation \(\frac{x^2}{a^2}+\frac{y^2}{b^2}=z\) for positve real numbers \(a\) and \(b\). The sections with planes normal to the \)z\)-axis are ellipses.

Elliptic paraboloids are often called paraboloids. They are solutions of the equation \(\frac{x^2}{a^2}+\frac{y^2}{b^2}=z\) for positve real numbers \(a\) and \(b\). The sections with planes normal to the \)z\)-axis are ellipses.

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