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    Finding the Induced Metric of a Hyperboloid

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    Consider the surface S in E^3 given by:

    x(theta, u) = sin(theta) cosh(u)
    y(theta, u) = cos(theta) cosh(u)
    z(theta, u) = sinh(u)


    0 < theta < pi, - infinity < u < infinity.

    1a) Sketch S and describe it.
    1b) Find the induced metric.

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    The metric of a hyperboloid of revolution in Euclidean space is calculated with respect to the natural parameterization of a surface of revolution.