## An Elementary Treatise on Trilinear Co-ordinates: The Method of Reciprocal Polars, and the Theory Projections |

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OQ = OR . OR ' = = a constant ka suppose . Then these points are said to form a

system in involution . If K be a point such that OK = k , K is called a

system . If k * be positive , there will evidently be 30 MODERN GEOMETRY .

OQ = OR . OR ' = = a constant ka suppose . Then these points are said to form a

system in involution . If K be a point such that OK = k , K is called a

**focus**of thesystem . If k * be positive , there will evidently be 30 MODERN GEOMETRY .

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It is evident that each

centre is at an infinite distance , and that a point and its conjugate will be on the

same , or different sides of the centre , according as the foci are real or imaginary

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It is evident that each

**focus**is conjugate to itself , and that the conjugate of thecentre is at an infinite distance , and that a point and its conjugate will be on the

same , or different sides of the centre , according as the foci are real or imaginary

.

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The intersection of these two straight lines is given by the equations * If the

coefficients of ß2 and g be equal , and the triangle of reference be right - angled

at A , the form of the equation shews that A will be a

the ...

The intersection of these two straight lines is given by the equations * If the

coefficients of ß2 and g be equal , and the triangle of reference be right - angled

at A , the form of the equation shews that A will be a

**focus**of the conic , and BCthe ...

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Hence prove that the circle , which passes through the points of intersection of

three tangents to a parabola , passes also through the

ELIMINATION BETWEEN LINEAR EQUATIONS . 1. EXAMPLES . 57.

Hence prove that the circle , which passes through the points of intersection of

three tangents to a parabola , passes also through the

**focus**. CHAPTER III . ONELIMINATION BETWEEN LINEAR EQUATIONS . 1. EXAMPLES . 57.

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This will be reciprocated into “ If three tangents be drawn to a conic section , two

fixed and the third moveable , the portion of the moveable tangent intercepted

between the two fixed ones , subtends a constant angle at the

...

This will be reciprocated into “ If three tangents be drawn to a conic section , two

fixed and the third moveable , the portion of the moveable tangent intercepted

between the two fixed ones , subtends a constant angle at the

**focus**. ” This angle...

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