Friday, January 15, 2010

Deltoids

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The instructor is big on cardio fitness.

A deltoid is a hypocycloid of three cusps.
A hypocycloid is a special kind of hypotrochoid.
A hypotrochoid is a curve traced by ... ah, hell, I'm switching to being a Liberal Arts major.
Or a poet. No one expects anything from a poet.


2 comments:

Spiked Math said...

Not sure if you would make as much money as a poet ;-)

"Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas." Albert Einstein.

Rachel Bates said...

How about these science cartoons?

There are many good ones on Vadlo search engine http://vadlo.com/cartoons.php?id=1.