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 Angle of view - Ellipse and Hyperbola (Posted on 2011-11-24)
Given the equation x2/9 + y2/4 = 1 find the set of all points from which the angle of view* of this ellipse is a right angle. What is the significance of this set of points?

Given the equation x2/9 - y2/4 = 1 find the set of all points from which the angle of view* of this hyperbola is a right angle. What is the significance of this set of points?

* i.e. displaying a right angle between the two tangents.

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 Subject Author Date re(4): An asymptotic view (spoiler) Harry 2011-11-27 15:29:45 re(3): An asymptotic view (spoiler) Bractals 2011-11-27 01:48:06 re(2): An asymptotic view (spoiler) Harry 2011-11-26 18:14:33 Further Thought Bractals 2011-11-26 05:13:04 re: An asymptotic view (spoiler) Bractals 2011-11-26 04:58:40 An asymptotic view (spoiler) Harry 2011-11-25 23:17:28 Solution - Proof upon request. Bractals 2011-11-24 14:28:58

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