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Tractrix Java Applet Class

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Visit this site: http://www.phdcc.com/tractrix.html

Author:PHD Computer Consultants Ltd
Description: 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
Languages: English
Resource Types: Graphics, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Differential Geometry, Euclidean Plane Geometry

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