Conic Sections Treated Geometrically
by W. H. Besant
Publisher: George Bell and Sons 1895
Number of pages: 367
In the present Treatise the Conic Sections are defined with reference to a focus and directrix, and I have endeavoured to place before the student the most important properties of those curves, deduced, as closely as possible, from the definition.
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