Basic Double Cycloid

Defined geometrically, this shows a two-locus Spirograph. Sliders a and b control the ratio of the rolling circles radii to the boundary circle. Negative ratios put them outside. Slider n controls how many times the circles roll around the boundary circle.

 

John Golden

 
Resource Type
Activity
Tags
cycloid  mathart  spirograph 
Target Group (Age)
6 – 10
Language
English (United States)
 
 
 
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