Transforming an Astroid into a Square

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This Demonstration shows that it is possible to parameterize a function that transforms an astroid into a square.


When , the curve is an astroid, a diamond, or a unit circle, respectively; for larger values, the curve is a square with rounded corners.


Contributed by: Carlos J. López Peña (June 2012)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



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