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Circle Rolling inside Another
A circle with a pen rolls inside another circle, generating curves called hypotrochoids. This computer graphic analog of the classic Spirograph toy has more choices for the parameters.
Contributed by:
Carlo Miñon
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Hypotrochoid
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Wolfram
MathWorld
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Hypotrochoid from Collinear Orbiters
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
Rolling a Coin inside a Circle
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
Rolling Circles
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
Spirograph
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
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Carlo Miñon
"
Circle Rolling inside Another
"
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/CircleRollingInsideAnother/
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Published: August 21, 2013
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