Technical Drawing - Exam Papers - Ordinary - 2003 - Paper 1

Question 6

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(a) The major axis of an ellipse is 130mm long and its focal points are 100mm apart.
Locate the minor axis and draw the ellipse.

(b) Fig. 6 shows the axis, directrix DD1 and a point P on the curve of a hyperbola. The eccentricity of the curve is 1.5.
Locate the focus and vertex and draw a portion of the curve which passes through the given point P.

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