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Polar Point Ellipse

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Phil Todd

@polymnia

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The polar point of a line in an ellipse is a common point to the chords defined by the common tangents through the points on the line.

Play with it and the meaning will be clear!

(Go to Full Screen if the green points won’t drag)

Tags: ellipse, polar
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