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Quadric surfaces classification

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Analytic geometry textbook introduction.

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Books on geometric transformations and/or analytic geometry?

I've been looking to expand my knowledge in geometry as it's not covered in my undergraduate curriculum. For some reason I'm repelled by the classical approach (hopefully it will pass) as I feel it's ...
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Equation of a parabola: Translations and directrixes

Find the equation of the paraboles, with: Focus $(3,0)$ and $x=-3$ is the directrix Focus $(0,2)$ and $y=-2$ is the directrix Vertex (I believe it is the vertex, the lowest/highest point) $(1,2)$ ...
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Can you suggest me a good book for self-study of analytic geometry 1?

I'm stuyding mathematics alone, but I plan to enter in the university in the near future, I went to the university website and it suggests Analytic Geometry 1 as part of their curricula, the topics ...
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A good Open Source book on Analytic Geometry?

Hi my course specifically talks about : Cartesian and Polar Coordinates in 3 Dim, second Degree eqns in 3 vars, reduction to canonical forms, straight lines, shortest distance between 2 skew lines, ...
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References for the basic theory of surfaces of revolution, cylinders and cones

I'm looking for references to books were the following types of problems about finding the equation defining a surface of revolution, a cylinder or a cone are treated. These are problems that are ...