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Polygon Spirals
Polygons are drawn so that their vertices are on the sides of the next larger polygon. You can slide the spherical vertices along the sides of the polygons. The vertices lie along logarithmic spirals.
Contributed by:
Sándor Kabai
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Sándor Kabai
"
Polygon Spirals
"
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/PolygonSpirals/
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Published: April 27, 2007
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