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It is only a matter of notation. The parametrization $\sigma:U\to\mathbb{R}^3$ has its two directional derivatives, in the directions of the standard basis vectors. These directional derivatives are denoted by $\sigma_u$ and $\sigma_v$. Together, these directional derivatives give the differential of $\sigma$. Then we have different paths in $U$, but ...


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There are several things I don't understand here. What role does the abelian surface play? (None that I can see.) What is the projective bundle? Is it just $\mathbf P^1 \times C$? (You didn't specify any rank 2 vector bundle on $C$ to be projectivised). Now to your questions: For a surjective projective morphism, a nontrivial bundle never pulls back to ...


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Your suggested answer is $$\vec{g}(t) = (a\cos(t), a\sin(t), -a(\sin(t)+\cos(t)))$$ which must satisfy $$x^2+y^2+z^2=a^2$$ However, here: $$x^2+y^2+z^2=a^2+a^2(1+2\sin{t}\cos{t})\neq a^2$$ What I do is to use two variables for parametrizing the first surface: $$x^2+y^2+z^2=a^2$$ is $$\vec g(t,u)=(a \sin{t}\sin{u}, a \sin{t}\cos{u}, a\cos{t})$$ ...


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Plugging in $x+y+z=0$ into the equation for the surface of the sphere. $$x^2+xy+y^2=a^2/2$$ Completing the square $$(x+y/2)^2+(\sqrt{3}y/2)^2=(a/\sqrt{2})^2$$ $$\sqrt{3}y/2=a/\sqrt{2}sin(t)$$ $$y(t)=\sqrt{2/3}a sin(t)$$ $$x+y/2=a/\sqrt{2}cos(t)$$ $$x(t)=\sqrt{1/6}asin(t)+a/\sqrt{2}cos(t)$$ $$z(t)=-x(t)-y(t)$$


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I'm assuming you are working with the definitions given in Do Carmo's "Curves and Surfaces" book and that $V \subseteq \mathbb{R}^3$ is an open set. First, let us write precisely the domains and ranges of the maps involved: The map $\mathbf{x}_1 \colon U_1 \rightarrow \mathbb{R}^3$ is classically differentiable. Here, $U_1 \subseteq \mathbb{R}^2$ is an ...


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Intuitively, this is your surface $x^2 + y^2 = z^2$, a lovely cone in $\Bbb R^3$. This is your curve $r(t) = (\cos t \sin t, \cos^2 t, \cos t)$, also a lovely subset of $\Bbb R^3$. When we plot them at the same time, we see that one literally lies on the other: And another angle, just for fun: Any point on the curve automatically satisfies the ...


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The surface $S$ is defined as the set of all points in $\mathbb{R}^3$ whose coordinates satisfy $x^2 + y^2 = z^2$. What is the image of your curve? Well, the points of the image of your curve are precisely points of the form $r(t) = (\sin t\cos t, \cos^2 t, \cos t)$. As $t$ ranges over all of $\mathbb{R}$, $r(t)$ ranges over all points in the image of your ...



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