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I had trouble finding a good variable for this project, i thought that i could test if the area of the circle from point C to point D on different sized Arbelos. I wanted to prove that the area of the circle is the same area as the Arbelos. I didnt know how to change the sizes of the Arbelos. If you have any ideas for a different way of experimenting with Arbelos, or how to help me with how to change the sizes of them please contact me ASAP. Thanks
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- Project Question: Computer Science, Mathematics, (Thinking in (Semi-)Circles: The Area of the Arbelos)
- Project Due Date: November 28th
- Project Status: I am just starting
Pretty nifty topic! In order to help you better, though, could you clarify what you mean by the area of the circle from pt. C to pt. D? It is a bit hard to follow without a diagram of some sort, so if you could attach that, great!
As for changing the sizes of the Arbelos, I'm assuming that you are requesting a computer program or a simulation of some sort. Luckily, there is something here: http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/Archi ... AnArbelos/ and
here: http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/Tange ... ndArbelos/
Hope that helped! Don't hesitate to write back if you have any more questions!
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