## A Treatise on Conic Sections: Containing an Account of Some of the Most Important Modern Algebraic and Geometric Methods |

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### Common terms and phrases

anharmonic ratio asymptotes ax˛ axes bisected bisectors by˛ centre chord of contact circumscribing coefficients common tangents condition conic having double conic section conjugate diameters corresponding cos˛ denote determine directrix double contact drawn ellipse equal find the equation find the locus fixed line fixed point foci focus four points geometrically given conic given line given point Hence hyperbola imaginary points infinite distance inscribed intercept last Article line at infinity line joining line meets meet the curve middle points origin parabola parallel Pascal's theorem perpendicular point of contact point x'y points at infinity points of intersection polar polar equation pole proved quadratic quadrilateral radical axis radius vector reciprocal rectangle right angles right line second degree sides sin˛ square substituting tangential equation theorem values vanish vertex vertices

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