Cayleyian Curve

The envelope of the lines connecting corresponding points on the Jacobian curve and Steinerian curve. The Cayleyian curve of a net of curves of order n has the same curve genus as the Jacobian curve and Steinerian curve and, in general, the class 3n(n-1).

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Coolidge, J. L. A Treatise on Algebraic Plane Curves. New York: Dover, p. 150, 1959.

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Cayleyian Curve

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