Unfolding a Dragon Curve

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This Demonstration shows four stages of the unfolding sequence that creates the dragon curve. Some of the features, such as doubling in each subsequent stage, can be easily explored here. The points of rotation follow a spiral, in which the line length is increased by increments of .

Contributed by: Sándor Kabai (February 2021)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



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