Talk:Contact (mathematics)

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This page should be disambiguated. The equivalence relation of k-th order contact between functions and the notion of a contact form are related, but usually used in such different contexts that they ought to be separate.Sillybanana 08:54, 5 November 2005 (UTC)

merge with or separate from Osculation[edit]

Osculate (mathematics), Osculating circle, Osculating curve, see also Osculating orbit, search --W!B: 03:32, 27 March 2006 (UTC)


Who uses "n-point contact" to mean contact of order n-1? —Tamfang (talk) 07:44, 30 September 2014 (UTC)

Tamfang: I agree and I have edited appropriately. —Anomalocaris (talk) 17:46, 30 August 2015 (UTC)