A Treatise on Plane Co-ordinate Geometry: As Applied to the Straight Line and the Conic Sections : with Numerous Examples
Macmillan, 1855 - Conic sections - 299 pages
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a˛b˛ angle asymptotes ax˛ axes becomes bisects called centre changing CHAPTER chord circle cloth co-ordinates College conic section conjugate diameters constant corresponding cos˛ curve denote described determined direction distance draw drawn ellipse equal example expression extremities figure find the equation fixed point focus four given given point giving Hence hyperbola inclined intersection length line joining line passing locus meet middle point negative normal obtain origin parabola parallel perpendicular point of intersection polar equation pole positive preceding article produced proposition prove quantity ratio rectangular referred represents respectively result right angles satisfy shew sides similar Similarly sin˛ straight line Substitute suppose tangent tion touches triangle values vertex written y₁
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