Prolate Cycloid | EDWIN'S
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The word Cardioid comes from the Latin, meaning heart. Hence the shape of the curve. It is generated by tracing a point on the circumference of a circle rolling around a stationary circle of the same size. This is a special case of the Limacon of Pascal.

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