Technical Drawing - Exam Papers - Ordinary - 2000 - Paper 1

Question 6

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(a) In an ellipse the minor axis is 100mm in length and the focal points are 96mm apart. Determine the major axis and draw the ellipse.

(b) Fig. 6 shows the direction of the axis and the focus of a hyperbola with an eccentricity of 1.5. The curve passes through the given point P. Show how the position of the directrix is located and draw a portion of the hyperbola.

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