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**Maburo****Member**- From: Cranbrook, BC
- Registered: 2013-01-08
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While playing around with functions and graphng, I found an equation for a blob which takes the shape of any function. It is simply the equation for a circle, but modified slightly.

For a blob that takes the shape of a function

, use the equation where varies.Try it out with a graphing calculator capable of using sliders for

, or use a CAS.For example, you could examine a blob that warps its shape around the curve

by plotting with and varrying .You can also use it to make a heart around

by plotting ."Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas."

-Albert Einstein

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**Maburo****Member**- From: Cranbrook, BC
- Registered: 2013-01-08
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A similar example - but this time made with a warped ellipse, rather than a warped circle, in the shape of the sine function. It resembles a snake!

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

-Albert Einstein

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