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# Polar equation of a conic Show that the polar equation of ISBN: 9780321570567 2

## Solution for problem 88AE Chapter 10.4

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Problem 88AE

Polar equation of a conic Show that the polar equation of an ellipse or hyperbola with one locus at the origin, major axis of length 2a on the x-axis, and eccentricity e is .

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Solution 88AE Let P (r,) be any point on the conic system in polar coordinates.Then SP = ePM SP = e (FQ -FA) r = e r (1 + e cos) = a - ce r (1 + e cos) = a - ae2 r =

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