So, If you've got two points and a given length of curve to 'hang' between them, what shape is the curve which minimises the area underneath it? For a curve which is almost the same length as the distance between the points, this would be a catenary, I think (a la famous hanging chain problem), but for longer curves it would be different. Any ideas?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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