COORDINATES OF LATERA RECTA

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COORDINATES OF LATERA RECTA

Postby alainjulius » Wed Oct 09, 2013 3:51 am

How do you get the coordinates of the ends of latera recta(latus rectum) of each conics or if there is some kind of a formula? parabola, ellipse ,hyperbola..thank you

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Re: COORDINATES OF LATERA RECTA

Postby FWT » Thu Oct 10, 2013 11:17 am

Depends what info you have. If you have the formula then you can find where the line forming the line intersects with the curve. It'll probably be messy to solve though.


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