# Cardioid

Robert P. Munafo, 1996 Feb 21.

Definitions :

1. A seed mu-atom.

2. The main cardioid.

3. The locus of points that satisfy the equation r = 1 + sin(theta) (in polar coordinates), or any curve with the same shape.

The parametric formula for the boundary of the large cardioid is given in the entry for R2a.

From the Mandelbrot Set Glossary and Encyclopedia, by Robert Munafo, (c) 1987-2024.

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