Definition of

# Projection

The idea of a projection is the shadow cast by an object.

Example: the projection of a sphere onto a plane is a circle.

Example: a vector (shown here as arrows) can be projected onto another vector.

The idea is used in many areas of mathematics.

Example: the projection of a sphere onto a plane is a circle.

Example: a vector (shown here as arrows) can be projected onto another vector.

The idea is used in many areas of mathematics.

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