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The locus of a point which moves in a plane such that its distance from a fixed point (i.e focus) is e times its distance from a fixed line (i.e directix).It is called as __________

$\begin{array}{1 1}(a)\;Hyperbola&(b)\;Parabola\\(c)\;Ellipse&(d)\;None \;of\; these\end{array}$

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The locus of a point which moves in a plane such that its distance from a fixed point (i.e focus) is e times its distance from a fixed line (i.e directix).It is called as hyperbola.
Hence (a) is the correct answer.
answered Feb 7, 2014 by sreemathi.v
 

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