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Tangents to Conics, Eccentrically

by Frederick Gass (Miami University, Ohio)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
January, 1994

Subject classification(s): Geometry and Topology | Analytic Geometry
Applicable Course(s): 2.0 Introductory/Pre-Calc

Geometrical notions are abundant in calculus, where one learns how problems involving them can be addressed via the derivative or integral.


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