The Equiangular Spiral
(Alternate Version)
Part 5: Summary
Describe in general terms the process of finding a polar formula from the polar measurements on a seashell picture.
What happens when you zoom in at the center of an equiangular spiral? The behavior you observed is called
self-similarity
. Explain the name.
What remains constant as
r
grows in an equiangular spiral?
Describe in geometric terms why the equiangular spiral has the name it has.
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