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Pedal Curves
Plot the pedal curve of a given curve with respect to a given point. The pedal curve of a curve
with respect to a point
is the curve whose points are the closest to
on the tangents of
.
Contributed by:
Michael Trott
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DETAILS
— parameters of the curve
— point for the pedal curve construction
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Pedal Curves
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http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/PedalCurves/
Contributed by:
Michael Trott
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