The Conic of Closest Contact

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https://doi.org/10.18311/jims/1912/17756

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The equation of the conic of closest contact at a given point of curve may be obtained as under : 

Let P be the given point. Then the conic of closest contact, referred to the tangent and normal at P as axes, will be of the form

ax2+2hxy+by2=2y.

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1912-06-01

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Kapadia, D. D. (1912). The Conic of Closest Contact. The Journal of the Indian Mathematical Society, 4(3), 93–94. https://doi.org/10.18311/jims/1912/17756

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