Friday, February 10, 2012

Plane Curves: Folium of Descartes


Folium of Descartes

The Folium of Descartes is a plane curve proposed by Descartes to challenge Fermat's extremum-finding techniques. The Folium of Descartes is related to the Trisectrix of Maclaurin by affine transformation.

Get copyable formulas for Folium of Descartes from Differential Geometry Library (MathML, TeX, Mathematica input, Maple input)


Post a Comment