Example 14 - Find foci, vertices, eccentricity, latus rectum

Example 14 - Chapter 11 Class 11 Conic Sections - Part 2
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  1. Chapter 11 Class 11 Conic Sections (Term 2)
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Example 14 Find the coordinates of the foci and the vertices, the eccentricity, the length of the latus rectum of the hyperbolas: (i) x2/9 โˆ’ y2/16 = 1, The given equation is ๐‘ฅ2/9 โˆ’ ๐‘ฆ2/16 = 1 The above equation is of the form ๐‘ฅ2/๐‘Ž2 โˆ’ ๐‘ฆ2/๐‘2 = 1 Comparing (1) & (2) a2 = 9 a = 3 & b2 = 16 b = 4 Also, c2 = a2 + b2 c2 = 9 + 16 c2 = 25 c = 5 So, Co-ordinate of foci = (ยฑc, 0) = (ยฑ5, 0) Thus, Co-ordinate of foci are (5, 0) & (โˆ’5, 0) Vertices = (ยฑa, 0) = (ยฑ3, 0) Thus, Vertices are (3, 0) & (โˆ’3, 0) Eccentricity e = ๐‘/๐‘Ž = ๐Ÿ“/๐Ÿ‘ Latus rectum = 2๐‘2/๐‘Ž = (2 ร— 16)/3 = ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ/๐Ÿ‘ Example 14 Find the coordinates of the foci and the vertices, the eccentricity, the length of the latus rectum of the hyperbolas: (ii) y2 โ€“ 16x2 = 16 The given equation is y2 โ€“ 16x2 = 16 Divide whole equation by 16 (๐‘ฆ2โˆ’16๐‘ฅ2)/16 = 16/16 ๐‘ฆ2/16 โˆ’ ๐‘ฅ2/1 = 1 The above equation is of the form ๐‘ฆ^2/๐‘Ž^2 โˆ’ ๐‘ฅ^2/๐‘^2 = 1 Comparing (1) & (2) a2 = 16 a = 4 & b2 = 1 b = 1 Also , c2 = a2 + b2 c2 = 16 + 1 c2 = 17 c = โˆš๐Ÿ๐Ÿ• Co-ordinate of foci = (0, ยฑc) = (0, ยฑโˆš๐Ÿ๐Ÿ•) So, co-ordinates of foci are (0, โˆš17) & (0, โˆ’โˆš17) Vertices = (0, ยฑa) = (0, ยฑ4) So, vertices are (0, 4) & (0, โˆ’4) Eccentricity e = ๐‘/๐‘Ž = โˆš๐Ÿ๐Ÿ•/๐Ÿ’ Latus rectum = 2๐‘2/๐‘Ž = (2 ร— 1)/4 = ๐Ÿ/๐Ÿ

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