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Proof of corollary. 6). 1 Definition. A regular plane curve c: I ~ 1R2 is convex if, for all to EI, the curve lies entirely on one side of the tangent at c(to). 2 Theorem (A characterization of convex curves). Let c: I ~ 1R2 be a simple closed regular plane curve. Then c is convex if and only if one of the following conditions are true: Ie(t) ~ 0, alltEI or Ie(t) :s; 0, ali tEl. Remarks. i) If one of the above conditions hold then an orientation-reversing change of variables will produce the other.

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I«to) = O, to Ei. If I<(t) = const, tI :<;; t :<;; t 2, alI these tare vertices. 4 Theorem (Four vertex theorem). A convex, simple, c/osed smooth plane curve has at least four vertices. Remark. The theorem is true without the convexity hypothesis (although it is harder to prove). 4 Exercises and Some Further Results (due to G. Herglotz)2 Step 1. Since K(t) has a maximum and a minimum on 1, c(t) has at least two vertices. Without loss of generality, we may as sume that c is parameterized by arc length and that K(t) has a minimum at t = Oand a maximum at to, O < to < w, where I = [O, w].

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