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Frenet formula
[fre-
ney
]
Word Origin
noun
Mathematics
.
one of a set of formulas for finding the curvature and torsion of a plane or space curve in terms of vectors tangent or normal to the curve.
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Origin of
Frenet formula
named after their discoverer, Jean (or Frédéric)
Frenet
(1816–1900), French mathematician
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