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Business Mathematics by Chirag Trivedi, Kashyap Trivedi

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18

Parabola

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After studying this chapter, the student will be able to understand:

  • Section of double cone by a plane

  • The standard equation and parametric equation of a parabola

  • Focus, diametric, latus rectum of a parabola

  • Equation of a tangent at point {x,1 y1,) and f-point of a parabola

  • Necessary and sufficient condition for a line y = mx + c (c = 0) to be a tangent to the parabola and the co-ordination of point of contact

  • Properties of a parabola

INTRODUCTION

Conic section (Section of double cone by plane)

 

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CONIC SECTION

Suppose / be a fixed line in a plane and s be a fixed point in the plane not on the line l. The ...

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