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How to | Create 3D Graphics
3D graphics can be created with a number of powerful Mathematica functions. 3D graphics in Mathematica can be rotated and zoomed using a standard mouse or even a joystick or gamepad.
Create a sphere using Graphics3D:
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Visualize the equation using Plot3D:
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Use ContourPlot3D to make a hyperboloid of one sheet:
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Using ParametricPlot3D is another way to make 3D graphics:
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Use RevolutionPlot3D to make a 3D graphic by revolving a function curve around the z axis:
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Use SphericalPlot3D to plot a 3D surface given in spherical coordinates:
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UseListPointPlot3D to make 3D graphics of a set of points on a quadruple helix:
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