Tractrix

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Tractrix is the curve along which a small object moves when pulled with a pole by a puller.

formulas[edit]

Cartesian Coordinates (en)



Parametric equations (en)

 

 

 


(all formulas from w:de:Traktrix)

graphs y=y(x)[edit]

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graphs x=x(y)[edit]

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derivation[edit]

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General Tractrix[edit]