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At sixteen he produced a treatise on conic sections that excited the wonder and incredulity of Descartes.

CLASSIC FRENCH COURSE IN ENGLISHWILLIAM CLEAVER WILKINSON

She can prove her statement in conic sections or algebra, but when it comes to actual knowledge she is deficient.

AS A CHINAMAN SAW USANONYMOUS

Excluding the general group itself, every one of these leaves either a point, a line, or a conic section unaltered.

Conversely, the groove of the shell may be considered as the projection of this spiral on a conic surface.

THE LIFE OF THE SPIDERJ. HENRI FABRE

So he hastily worked the sum backward in decimals and equations and conic sections, and all the rules he could think of.

THE BOOK OF DRAGONSEDITH NESBIT

The lines joining any point on a conic to the two foci are equally inclined to the tangent and normal at that point.

The study of conic sections was brought to a high state by the Greeks.

THE TEACHING OF GEOMETRYDAVID EUGENE SMITH

The Confederacy has flanked the Conic Section, and is trying to escape.

THE ORPHEUS C. KERR PAPERS. SERIES 2ROBERT H. NEWELL

If the point is without the conic the involution is hyperbolic, the tangents from the points being the focal rays.

Similarly, all conics touching four fixed lines form a system such that any fifth tangent determines one and only one conic.

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