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December 26th, 2012, 03:21 AM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Dec 2012 Posts: 2 Thanks: 0  Equation of a cylinder in 3 dimensional space.
Hi Friends, Please, I like to know the equation of a cylinder with a given radius, r and a given height, h in 3 dimensional space(x,y,z). We need this in other to verify whether a given point, say (1,2,3) is in the cylinder or not. Thanks. 
December 26th, 2012, 03:25 AM  #2 
Math Team Joined: Nov 2010 From: Greece, Thessaloniki Posts: 1,989 Thanks: 131 Math Focus: pre pre pre pre pre pre pre pre pre pre pre pre calculus  Re: Equation of a cylinder in 3 dimensional space. [color=#000000] where r is a number and it is the radius of the cylinder.[/color] 
December 26th, 2012, 03:42 AM  #3 
Senior Member Joined: Mar 2012 From: Belgium Posts: 648 Thanks: 10  Re: Equation of a cylinder in 3 dimensional space.
in that equation there is no height included so it has to be over an interval for z


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