Technical Drawing - Exam Papers - Ordinary - 2001 - Paper 1

Question 6

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(a) In an ellipse the major axis is 130 mm and the minor axis is 94 mm. Draw the ellipse. Draw a tangent to the curve at a point 40 mm from the minor axis.

(b) Fig. 6 shows the focus of a parabola and the direction of the axis. The position of a point P on the curve is also shown. Show how the directrix and vertex are located and draw a portion of the curve to include point P.

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