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Witch of Agnesi

  1. Jan 24, 2010 #1
    I have encountered an exercise in my differential geometry book: to derive the parametrisation and the cartesian equation of the curve witch of Agnesi.

    To see how it is constructed please see:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Witch_of_Agnesi" [Broken]

    How would one derive the results? I am lost. Please help. Thanks.
    Last edited by a moderator: May 4, 2017
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 24, 2010 #2
    From the geometric construction and Phytagora's theorem.
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