Epitrochoids

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Epitrochoids
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.

Contents

Basic Description

Basic

A 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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