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Pursuit and Regular \(N\)-gons

by Michael J. Seery (United States Air Force Academy)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
May, 1998

Subject classification(s): Polar Coordinates | Analytic Geometry | Geometry and Topology
Applicable Course(s): 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II

Polar equations for the paths obtained when pursuing persons are positioned originally at the vertices of a regular \(n\)-gon

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