I'm having a little bit of trouble understanding the equation of a cone..(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

It is given by (x^2)/(a^2) + (y^2)/(b^2) = (z^2)/(c^2)

I understand that if a ≠ b you have an elliptical cone, but I'm not sure how to set the equation up to define the cone as having a height.

Can anyone clarify how to do this?

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# Equation of an Upward Facing Cone

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