Epitrochoids
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Revision as of 13:29, 24 April 2013
- An epitrochoid is a roulette made from a circle going around another circle. A roulette is a line that is caused by tracing a point attached to a rolling figure.
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Basic Description
BasicA More Mathematical Explanation
- Note: understanding of this explanation requires: *Roulettes
Mathematical
Mathematical
Why It's Interesting
It can look pretty.
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About the Creator of this Image
A German artist and mathematician that lived during the late 15th and early 16th century. He mentioned it first in a book called "Instruction in Measurement with Compass and Straight Edge".
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