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 |
|||||||

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 |
|||||||

a) |
A straight line |
b) |
A hyperbola |
c) |
An ellipse |
d) |
A circle |

1 Answer

127 votes

**(b)**

The chord of contact of tangents from is

It meets the axes points and

Area of the triangle (constant)

(c is constant)

is the required locus

127 votes

127