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Superellipse Shapes
Generalizing the formula for an ellipse to higher powers produces an interesting range of shapes. This is the equation of the superellipse:
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Stephen Wolfram
Based on an idea by:
Johan Gielis
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Contributed by:
Stephen Wolfram
Based on an idea by:
Johan Gielis
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