# Search Results for “polar”

##### Polar Point Parabola

The polar point of a line in a parabola is a common point to the chords defined by the common tangents through the points on the line. (Go to**Full Screen**if the green points won’t drag)

##### Hyperbola Polar Line

The polar line is the locus of the intersections of tangent lines at the ends of chords of teh parabola through a fixed point. Turns out to be conceptually important - not just a curiosity.##### Polar Point Ellipse

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)