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Algebraic Curves, MATHEMATICA® Animations
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This page exhibits 10 MATHEMATICA® Animations of algebraic curves with nodes and ...

This page exhibits 10 MATHEMATICA® Animations of algebraic curves with nodes and cusp points. A notebook with the animations and source code is available.

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Mathematics
Algebra
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California State University
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National Curve Bank
Author:
Gray, Shirley
Maeva, Oksana
Area of a Surface of Revolution
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This page discusses calculating areas of surfaces of revolution with animations, formulas, ...

This page discusses calculating areas of surfaces of revolution with animations, formulas, and examples. Special attention is paid to the paradox illustrated by Gabriel's horn or Torricelli's Trumpet.

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Mathematics
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California State University
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National Curve Bank
Author:
Gray, Shirley
Talman, Lou
Astroid
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The page discusses the curve known as an astroid or hypocycloid of ...

The page discusses the curve known as an astroid or hypocycloid of four cusps. In one quadrant, the astroid may be thought of as a falling ladder,a problem often found inintroductory Calculus. In thiscase, the curve is also known as a glissette.

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Mathematics
Material Type:
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California State University
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National Curve Bank
Author:
Gray, Shirley
Bent Into Shape
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The National Curve Bank, hosted bytwo mathematicians and a computers scientist at ...

The National Curve Bank, hosted bytwo mathematicians and a computers scientist at California State University Los Angeles, is a hall of fame for geometrical figures. The site also offers historical backgroundinformation and includes animations or Java applets for various curves.

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Mathematics
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
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California State University
Provider Set:
National Curve Bank
Author:
Gray, Shirley
The Brachistochrone
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This page contains a discussion of the Brachistochrone problem and an animation ...

This page contains a discussion of the Brachistochrone problem and an animation showing a particle sliding down a line and a cycloid.There are links to 4 additional pageswith different approaches to the Brachistochrone problem. Interesting historical notes.

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Mathematics
Material Type:
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Provider:
California State University
Provider Set:
National Curve Bank
Author:
Gray, Shirley
Qawasmi, Abel