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Kampyle of Eudoxus

Graph of Kampyle of Eudoxus

The Kampyle of Eudoxus (Greek: καμπύλη [γραμμή], meaning simply "curved [line], curve") is a curve, with a Cartesian equation of

or, in polar coordinates,

This quartic curve was studied by the Greek astronomer and mathematician Eudoxus of Cnidus (c. 408 BC – c.347 BC) in relation to the classical problem of doubling the cube.

See also

* List of curves


* Eric W. Weisstein, Kampyle of Eudoxus at MathWorld.

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