Generating a Cardioid II: Reflecting in Tangents

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Let A be a particular point (red) on a fixed circle. The set of points symmetric to A relative to all possible tangents to the circle lie on a cardioid.

Contributed by: Jaime Rangel-Mondragon (March 2011)
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