The locus of the point which is such that the chord of contact of tangents drawn from it to the ellipse forms a triangle of constant area with the coordinate axes is |
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a) |
A straight line |
b) |
A hyperbola |
c) |
An ellipse |
d) |
A circle |

The locus of the point which is such that the chord of contact of tangents drawn from it to the ellipse forms a triangle of constant area with the coordinate axes is |
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a) |
A straight line |
b) |
A hyperbola |
c) |
An ellipse |
d) |
A circle |

1 Answer - 5876 Votes

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**(b)**

The chord of contact of tangents from is

It meets the axes at the points and

Area of the triangle is (constant)

( is constant)

is the required locus