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Reflection from a Freehand Polynomial Mirror
You can shape the mirror using four locators. The interpolating polynomial through these points is displayed above the graphic.
Contributed by:
Machi Zawidzki
Based on work by:
Stephen Wolfram
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Reflection from a Polynomial Mirror
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Reflection from a Freehand Polynomial Mirror
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Contributed by:
Machi Zawidzki
Based on work by:
Stephen Wolfram
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