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 2 years ago
what is the equation of the chord with the given mid pt (h,k) in the rectangular hyperbola of form
x y=c^2
 2 years ago
what is the equation of the chord with the given mid pt (h,k) in the rectangular hyperbola of form x y=c^2

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shubhamsrg
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well i dont know much about hyperbolas but still maybe i can manage to attempt this question : let one point of the chord on the hyperbola be (t, c^2 /t ) so other point = (2h t , 2k  c^2 /t) => ( 2ht) ( 2k  c^2 /t) = c^2 on simplification, it'll give a quadratic eqn in t .. so we can solve for t easily and thus for the eqn of the line.. hope i could help..
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