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Tiling with Circles
Author

Jaime Rangel-Mondragón
Organization: Universidad Autonoma de Querétaro
Department: Facultad de Informatica
Revision date

2003-04-24
Description

Our purpose in this work is to fill the interior of an arbitrary polygon with circles in a systematic way. This process necessarily involves an infinite number of circles so a convergent process is provided. Included are a gallery and animations using the Real3D feature.
Subjects

*Mathematics > Geometry
*Mathematics > Geometry > Tiling
*Mathematics > Recreational Mathematics
Keywords

Circles, Tiling, tessellations, Apollonian
URL

http://mathworld.wolfram.com/ApollonianGasket.html
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/BowlofIntegers.html

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