inflectional tangent

inflectional tangent

[in¦flek·shə·nəl ′tan·jənt]
(mathematics)
A tangent to a curve at a point of inflection.
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i) If the j-invariant of the cubic E is not equal to 0, no three inflectional tangent lines are concurrent.
In this article, we study the topology of arrangements of a smooth cubic and its inflectional tangents along the same line.