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# Find The Locus Of The Centroid Of An Equilateral Triangle Inscribed In The Ellipse

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Let the vertices of the equilateral triangle PQ and R and whose eccentric angles are α, β and γ.

Let the centroid of âˆ†PQR be (hk) then

and,

âˆµ âˆ†PQR is equilateral.

∴ Centroid of the âˆ†PQR is same as the circumcentre.

âˆµ Circumcentre of âˆ†PQR be

Using (i) and (ii) then

Squaring and adding (iii) and (iv) we get

Hence locus of (hk) is

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