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Tangent to a Catenary
Any tangent to the catenary
has the property
, where
is the tangent to the catenary at
, and
is the semicircle with center
and radius
.
Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
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[1] G. N. Berman,
A
Problem Book in Mathematical Analysis
, Moscow, Russia: Mir Publishers, 1957 p. 69.
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Izidor Hafner
"
Tangent to a Catenary
"
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/TangentToACatenary/
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Published: November 5, 2012
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