Cardioid

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Cardioid
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Field: Geometry
Image Created By: Wolfram Math World

Cardioid

The Cardioid an epicycloid with one cusp.


Basic Description

The shape is formed by tracing a point on the circumference of a circle of radius a, without slipping, on another stationery circle, as in the image below

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