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Nov3-03, 03:56 AM
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How do you draw a curve with line element ds2=y2dx2+dy2 in a R2 space? Is it just lots of x=a lines, with a-any real number?

I don't understand why a mapping of phi(x,y)=(x/y,sqrt(x2+y2)) can be an enveloping space for the above curve?

Any ideas, anyone?
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