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Unfolding a Cone
This Demonstration shows how to unfold a cone into a planar pie-shaped sector of a circle. The cone is cut along a straight line from its apex. An increasing part of the surface flattens out as the process continues.
Contributed by:
Richard Kausch
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Richard Kausch
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