**Cartesian equation: **

*b*^{2}*y*^{2} = *x*^{3}(*a*-*x*)

**Click below to see one of the Associated curves.**

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This curve was studied by G de Longchamps in 1886.

G de Longchamps has several other curves named after him.

JOC/EFR/BS January 1997

The URL of this page is:

http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Curves/Pearshaped.html