# Cassini Ovals and Other Curves

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Fix two points and in the plane and consider the locus of a point so that the sum of the distances from to and equals some constant. For different arithmetic operations (sum, difference, quotient, or product), this set takes on different shapes.

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Contributed by: Chris Boucher (March 2011)

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Published: March 7 2011