Consider the family of circle x2 + y2 = r2, 2 < r < 5. If in the first quadrant the common tangent to a circle of the family and the ellipse 4x2 + 25y2 = 100 meets the coordinate axes at A and B, then find the equation of the locus of the mid point of AB.
The equation of any tangent to the ellipse
It meets the coordinate of axes at
Let P(h, k) be the mid-point of AB. Then
Since (i) touches the circle
Hence the locus of P(h, k) is
Find the equations of the tangents to the ellipse which are perpendicular to the line y + 2x = 4.
Find the locus of the foot of the perpendicular drawn from centre upon any tangent to the ellipse .
Find the locus of the points of the intersection of tangents to ellipse which make an angle θ.
Find the locus of the poles of tangents to with respect to the concentric ellipse .
Determine the equation of major and minor axes of the ellipse
Also, find its centre, length of the latusrectum and eccentricity.
Find the locus of the centroid of an equilateral triangle inscribed in the ellipse
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