degenerate quadric

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The quadric with equation ax2+by2+cz2+2fyz+2gzx+2hxy+2ux+2vy+2wz+d=0 is degenerate if Δ=0, whereThe non-degenerate quadrics are the ellipsoid, the hyperboloid of one sheet, the hyperboloid of two sheets, the elliptic paraboloid and the hyperbolic paraboloid.

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