Surface Order

The order n of an algebraic surface is the order of the polynomial defining a surface, which can be geometrically interpreted as the maximum number of points in which a line meets the surface.

See also

Algebraic Surface

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Fischer, G. (Ed.). Mathematische Modelle aus den Sammlungen von Universitäten und Museen, Kommentarband. Braunschweig, Germany: Vieweg, p. 8, 1986.

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Surface Order

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Surface Order." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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