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The Brachistochrone: The Famous Problem of Fastest Descent: A Classic among All Classics

Graphs of the brachistochrone curve, including an animation of a "race" along it and other curves, and much historical background. Part of the National Curve Bank's Index of Classic Plane Curves and Surfaces.

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http://curvebank.calstatela.edu/brach/brach.htm
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Average: 3.1 (232 votes)
Creator(s): 
Gustavo Gordillo and Shirley Gray
Cataloger: 
Janet Beery
Publisher: 
National Curve Bank, California State University, Los Angeles
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National Curve Bank, California State University, Los Angeles
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