Tractrix Java Applet Class
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|PHD Computer Consultants Ltd|
|Download Tractrix.zip, a Java applet that makes the kind of pretty swirling patterns which Dutch mathematician Huygens originally named in 1692. Specify applet width and height, background and foreground color, coordinate pairs that will identify corners, the string (rectangle or bullet), and the delay in milliseconds between shape changes.|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College|
|Resource Types:||Graphics, Web Interactive/Java|
|Math Topics:||Differential Geometry, Euclidean Plane Geometry|
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