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Fractals and Circle Inversions

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Author:Michael Frame, Barbara Bemis, Colleen Clancy, Tatiana Cogevina; Union College, Schenectady, NY
Description: Inversion across a circle was introduced by Appolonius of Perga, whose definition of inversion was synthetic, as was all geometry at that time. This article gives an analytic characterization, with an explanation of inversion limit sets, and three animations illustrating fractal motion.

Levels: College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Graphics, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Fractals, Conic Sections and Circles

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