A cycloid is the curve defined by the path of a point on the edge of circular wheel as the wheel rolls along a straight line. In this tutorial, we use GeoGebra to construct a cycloid, the path traced by a rotating circle. In reality, we will not really roll the circle but use mathematics to make it appear is if it is rolling. We will set the amount of rotation to but you can choose to increase it later on.
The output of this tutorial is shown above. Move the slider and observe what happens.
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