9772
EXPLORE
LATEST
ABOUT
AUTHORING AREA
PARTICIPATE
Your browser does not support JavaScript or it may be disabled!
The Polar Equations of Hearts and Flowers
The curve formed by the polar equation
is a rotated cardioid when
. As you increase the value of
, the curve starts to resemble a flower.
Contributed by:
Michael Croucher
SNAPSHOTS
RELATED LINKS
Cardioid
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
PERMANENT CITATION
"
The Polar Equations of Hearts and Flowers
" from
the Wolfram Demonstrations Project
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/ThePolarEquationsOfHeartsAndFlowers/
Contributed by:
Michael Croucher
Share:
Embed Interactive Demonstration
New!
Just copy and paste this snippet of JavaScript code into your website or blog to put the live Demonstration on your site.
More details »
Download Demonstration as CDF »
Download Author Code »
(preview »)
Files require
Wolfram
CDF Player
or
Mathematica
.
Related Demonstrations
More by Author
Guilloché Patterns
Michael Schreiber
Guilloché Outline Rules
Michael Schreiber
Swirls
Michael Schreiber
Virtual Flowers with Crispate Petals
János Karsai (University of Szeged)
Flower-like Parametric Plots
Zubeyir Cinkir
Flower Petals Using Parametric Equations
Takuya Okabe
Sine and Cosine Helix
Abby Brown
Trigonometric Sums as Parametric Curves
Ralf Schaper
Ellipse and Friends
George Beck
Exploring Cylindrical Coordinates
Faisal Mohamed
Related Topics
Analytic Geometry
Curves
Parametric Equations
Recreational Mathematics
Trigonometric Functions
High School Algebra II and Trigonometry
High School Calculus and Analytic Geometry
High School Mathematics
Browse all topics
Note: To run this Demonstration you need Mathematica 7+ or the free Mathematica Player 7EX
Download or upgrade to
Mathematica Player 7EX
I already have
Mathematica Player
or
Mathematica 7+