How to plot solutions to conics and elliptics?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg2707] How to plot solutions to conics and elliptics?*From*: clever at euclid.math.purdue.edu (Brian James Clever)*Date*: Sat, 9 Dec 1995 01:53:30 -0500*Organization*: Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

Hello. I was wondering how one plots the solutions to equations such as x^3 - y^2 -1 = 0 using Mathematica. It seems to be related to the ContourPlot function, but this gives me solid objects, not the solution set . Any help would be greatly appreciated. Brian Clever.