Cissoids

This page is a sub-page of our page on Plane Curves.

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Related KMR-pages:

Conchoids
Strophoids

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Other relevant sources of information:

Appolonius of Perga at Wikipedia
Diocles at Wikipedia
Cissoids at Wikipedia
Cissoid of Diocles at Wikipedia

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The interactive simulations on this page can be navigated with the Free Viewer
of the Graphing Calculator.

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Cissoid – from a circle, a free point, and a free line:

The distance between the green point and the blue point (on the black line) is equal to
the distance between the red point and the black point.

The interactive simulation that created this movie.

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Cissoid – from a circle, its centre, and a tangent:

The interactive simulation that created this movie. The centre point can be moved.

The distance between the green point and the blue point is equal to
the distance between the red point and the black point.

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Cissoid of Diocles:

The interactive simulation that created this movie. The green point can be moved.

The distance between the green point and the blue point is equal to
the distance between the red point and the black point.

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