   Chapter 12.3, Problem 59E ### Algebra and Trigonometry (MindTap ...

4th Edition
James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742

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Section ### Algebra and Trigonometry (MindTap ...

4th Edition
James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742
Textbook Problem

# DISCUSS ■ WRITE: Hyperbolas in the Real World Several examples of the uses of hyperbolas arc given in the text. Find other situations in real life in which hyperbolas occur. Consult a scientific encyclopedia in the reference section of your library, or search the Internet.

To determine

To discuss:

The examples of hyperbolas in real world.

Explanation

A hyperbola is the set of all points in the plane, the difference of the distances from two fixed polls and called the foci as a constant.

Real life examples of hyperbola are given below.

1. A plane curve famed when two cones that point toward are another are intersected by a plane that is parallel to the axes of the cones is an example of hyperbola...

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