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Re: Help: Implicit 3D-Plot

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  • Subject: [mg7991] Re: Help: Implicit 3D-Plot
  • From: Paul Abbott <paul at>
  • Date: Wed, 30 Jul 1997 23:57:43 -0400
  • Organization: University of Western Australia
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Claus Wisser wrote:

> I would like to create a 3D-Plot of a implicit function.Please can someone
> tell me how to do it (for example x^2/10+y^2/20+z^2/30=1).

In the Standard Packages you will find ContourPlot3D:

 In[1]:=  <<Graphics`ContourPlot3D`

This produces a three-dimensional plot of the zero values of the

 In[2]:= ContourPlot3D[x^2/10+y^2/20+z^2/30-1, {x,-4,4}, {y,-5,5},

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