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How to draw this graph

  1. Jul 9, 2009 #1
    x^2+y^2=1

    x+y+z=1

    i cant see how the plane cuts the cylinder all threw

    i drawed drawed
    x+y=1 (z=0)
    x+z=1 (y=0)
    y+z=1 (x=0)

    and i get a triangle which is stuck in the middle of the cilinder
    instead of cutting it all threw
     
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  3. Jul 9, 2009 #2

    tiny-tim

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    Hi electron2! :smile:

    (try using the X2 tag just above the Reply box :wink:)

    You're slicing a cylindrical block, so you must get an ellipse.

    Just work out where the top the bottom and the two "sides" are. :wink:
     
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