1

IIT-JEE 1996

Subjective

+3

-0

Points $$A, B$$ and $$C$$ lie on the parabola $${y^2} = 4ax$$. The tangents to the parabola at $$A, B$$ and $$C$$, taken in pairs, intersect at points $$P, Q$$ and $$R$$. Determine the ratio of the areas of the triangles $$ABC$$ and $$PQR$$.

2

IIT-JEE 1996

Subjective

+2

-0

From a point $$A$$ common tangents are drawn to the circle $${x^2} + {y^2} = {a^2}/2$$ and parabola $${y^2} = 4ax$$. Find the area of the quadrilateral formed by the common tangents, the chord of contact of the circle and the chord of contact of the parabola.

3

IIT-JEE 1995

Subjective

+5

-0

Show that the locus of a point that divides a chord of slope $$2$$ of the parabola $${y^2} = 4x$$ internally in the ratio $$1:2$$ is a parabola. Find the vertex of this parabola.

4

IIT-JEE 1994

Subjective

+4

-0

Through the vertex $$O$$ of parabola $${y^2} = 4x$$, chords $$OP$$ and $$OQ$$ are drawn at right angles to one another . Show that for all positions of $$P$$, $$PQ$$ cuts the axis of the parabola at a fixed point. Also find the locus of the middle point of $$PQ$$.

Questions Asked from Parabola (Subjective)

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