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Re: Identifying a curve
Posted:
Jan 10, 2008 5:13 PM


> Suppose you drew a circle of radius 200 mm on a piece > of paper with a compass and keeping the same centre > point you moved the pencil point in at five mm > increments so as to create ten circles each five mm > less radius to the one outside of it. Now you also > draw ten straight lines ( running up the page as it > were ) each five mm apart and position these lines so > as they cut through the circles with the extreme left > line being tangential with the inner circle and the > extreme right line being 45 mm to the right and of > course 45mm nearer the centre point of the circle. > What you end up with is a series of intersections > that when you connect with a line forms a curve.
You seem to end up with 199 intersections. How do you intend to put a curve through them?
Ken Pledger.



