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Topic: How spherical is a surface created from two saddle shaped surfaces?
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JT

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How spherical is a surface created from two saddle shaped surfaces?
Posted: May 1, 2013 10:06 AM
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Around 10 years ago i noticed that a new type of beachball started
manufactured. It was two saddle shaped surfaces put together.
I do wonder how spherical is this shape, and how many polygons needed
to make something as spherical as this folded saddle construction.

Is there a function or graph describing this shape of saddle to
construct a sphere?



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