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How would we express the curvature of the 2-dimensional surface of a

  1. Sep 29, 2010 #1
    How would we express the curvature of the 2-dimensional surface of a sphere without referring to a radius of curvature or any other extra-dimensional description?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 29, 2010 #2
    Re: Geometry/Topology

    I assume you are refering to the difference between intrinsic and extrinsic curvature. Look up
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curvature
    But I don't know the details...
     
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