Question

If the relation between subnormal SN and subtangent ST at any point S on the curve; by2 = (x + a)3 is p(SN) = q(ST)2, then find the value of p/q. 

Solution

Correct option is

Here,                         by2 = (x + a)3,   

Differentiating both sides, we get  

                            

  

  

  

    

  

                    

                       

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