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  • John Casey, professor of mathematics at the Catholic university of Dublin, has given elementary demonstrations founded on the theory of similitude and coaxal circles which are reproduced in his Sequel to Euclid; an analytical solution by Gergonne is given in Salmon's Conic Sections.
  • It is therefore a conic section having its eccentricity equal to unity.
  • HYPERBOLA, a conic section, consisting of two open branches, each extending to infinity.
  • As the conic having an eccentricity greater than unity, is a convenient starting-point for the Euclidian investigation.
  • In projective geometry it may be defined as the conic which intersects the line at infinity in two real points, or to which it is possible to draw two real tangents from the centre.
 

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