Origin of hypocycloid

hypo- + cycloid# hypocycloid

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## hypocycloid

noun

**hypocycloid**

If *a* is the radius of a fixed circle and *b* is the radius of a smaller rotating circle, the parametric equations of the hypocycloid are * x* = ( *a* − *b* ) cos &thgr; + *b* cos ^{[( a − b ) &thgr; ]}_{b}

*y* = ( *a* - *b* ) sin &thgr; - *b * sin [(^{ a - b ) &thgr; ]}_{ b .}

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