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  1. Chapter 11 Class 11 Conic Sections
  2. Serial order wise


Ex 11.2, 5 Find the coordinates of the focus, axis of the parabola, the equation of directrix and the length of the latus rectum for y2 = 10x Given equation is y2 = 10x. Since the above equation is involves y2 Its axis is x-axis Also coefficient of x is positive (+) Hence we use equation y2 = 4ax Comparing y2 = 10x & y2 = 4ax From (1) & (2) 4ax = 10x a = 10๐‘ฅ/4๐‘ฅ a = 5/2 Coordinate of focus is (a, 0) i.e. focus (๐Ÿ“/๐Ÿ,๐ŸŽ) Equation of Directix is x = โˆ’a x = (โˆ’๐Ÿ“)/๐Ÿ Latus Rectum is 4a = 4 ร— 5/2 = 10

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