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07:55 Aug 17, 2009
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Science - Mathematics & Statistics
English term or phrase: locus
Definition from Wikipedia:
In mathematics, a locus (Latin for "place", plural loci) is a collection of points which share a property. The term locus is usually used of a condition which defines a continuous figure or figures, that is, a curve. For example, in two-dimensional space a line is the locus of points equidistant from two fixed points or from two parallel lines.

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  • We let a control point vary while the rest is held fixed. We show that the locus of the moving control point that yields a zero curvature point on the curve is a developable surface, the regression curve of which is the locus that guarantees a cusp on the curve ACM, Inc.
  • So far, we have thought of an elliptic curve as defined by its equation. However, a specific equation is not unique for determining a locus of points. Simple substitutions such as x' = 2x obviously lead to different equations with the same locus of points that satisfy the equation. Substitutions like this amount to a change of coordinate system. Charles Daney
  • This curve is called the locus of the equation. The locus of an equation is a curve containing those points, and only those points, whose coordinates satisfy the equation.
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4geometrisk sted
Bjørnar Magnussen


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geometrisk sted

Definition from caplex:
Et geometrisk sted er en punktmengde som har en gitt egenskap.

Example sentence(s):
  • Parabel som geometrisk sted. Ved å trekke i D vil punktet P spore en parabel. C er brennpunkt og den horisontale linja er styrelinje. ... - geogebra  
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