﻿ The tangent and the normal to the ellipse x2 + 4y2 = 4 at a point P on it meet the major axis in Q and R respectively. If QR = 2, then the eccentric angle of P is : Kaysons Education

The Tangent And The Normal To The Ellipse x2 + 4y2 = 4 At A Point P on It Meet The Major Axis In Q and R respectively. If QR = 2, Then The Eccentric Angle Of P is

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Correct option is

x2 + y2 = 4           a2 = 4,  b2 = 1

Let θ be eccentric angle at any point P of ellipse,

Tangent at

Normal at

Putting values of a and b; tangent is

… (1)

and normal as           … (2)

Major axis is y = 0                                … (3)

(1) and (2) meet major at Q and R

given

Solve to get

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