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Watt's Curve
A line segment is attached to a point on each of two circles. As the circles rotate, the midpoint of the line segment traces out Watt's curve.
Contributed by:
Jay Warendorff
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"
Watt's Curve
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http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/WattsCurve/
Contributed by:
Jay Warendorff
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