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Two ways of finding the Fermat Point

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Phil Todd

@polymnia

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This simulation finds the Fermat point as the equilibrium position of the knot in 3 pieces of string, and as the intersection of the perpendiculars to a spring loaded equilateral triangle.

Try dragging the corners of the yellow triangle.

Tags: Fermat, toricelli, triangle
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