Monkey Saddle

Differential Equations, Mechanics, and Computation
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Monkey Saddle is a surface that demonstrates a saddle-shaped surface with three down slopes. It is named as if for a monkey to sit on and for his tail to rest. This surfaces is used to illustrate that a surface can have a saddle-like shape with n alternating upward and downward slopes around a point, where n is greater 2.

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