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Rolling Polygons in a Circle
An exercise on programming with complex numbers. A regular polygon is rolled inside a circle.
Contributed by:
Jaime Rangel-Mondragon
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Rolling Polygons in a Circle
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Contributed by:
Jaime Rangel-Mondragon
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