An Elementary Treatise on Conic Sections
by Charles Smith
Publisher: The Macmillan Company 1905
Number of pages: 378
In the following work I have investigated the more elementary properties of the Ellipse, Parabola, and Hyperbola, defined with reference to a focus and directrix, before considering the General Equation of the Second Degree. I believe that this arrangement is the best for beginners.
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