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Pearls of Sluze

Pearls of Sluze
The Pearls of Sluze are curves that are generated by the Cartesian equation

y n = k(a - x) p x m

where n, m, and p are integers. They were first studied by the French mathematician René de Sluze (1622–1685) between 1657 and 1698 and were named the Pearls of Sluze by Blaise Pascal.

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