11. Conic Sections

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11(A) || Exercise 11.1

00:00:05 How to study Conic Sections in Class 11

00:05:31 Introduction to Circle, Parabola, Ellipse and Hyperbola

00:07:31 Animation to understand why they are called conic sections

00:09:51 How to derive equation of circle

00:13:51 NCERT Solutions Exercise 11.1 Question 1

00:16:41 NCERT Solutions Exercise 11.1 Question 2

00:18:31 NCERT Solutions Exercise 11.1 Question 3

00:21:41 NCERT Solutions Exercise 11.1 Question 4

00:22:52 NCERT Solutions Exercise 11.1 Question 5

00:25:32 NCERT Solutions Exercise 11.1 Question 6

00:26:52 NCERT Solutions Exercise 11.1 Question 7

00:31:02 NCERT Solutions Exercise 11.1 Question 8

00:33:22 NCERT Solutions Exercise 11.1 Question 9

00:36:02 NCERT Solutions Exercise 11.1 Question 15 Does the point (–2.5, 3.5) lie inside, outside or on the circle x^2+ y^2 = 25?

00:42:42 NCERT Solutions Exercise 11.1 Question 14 Find the equation of a circle with centre (2,2) and passes through the point (4,5).

00:45:42 NCERT Solutions Exercise 11.1 Question 12 Find the equation of the circle with radius 5 whose centre lies on x-axis and passes through the point (2,3).

00:51:42 NCERT Solutions Exercise 11.1 Question 13 Find the equation of the circle passing through (0,0) and making intercepts a and b on the coordinate axes.

00:59:42 NCERT Solutions Exercise 11.1 Question 10 Find the equation of the circle passing through the points (4,1) and (6,5) and whose centre is on the line 4x + y = 16.

01:08:32 NCERT Solutions Exercise 11.1 Question 11 Find the equation of the circle passing through the points (2,3) and (–1,1) and whose centre is on the line x – 3y – 11 = 0.

11(B) || Exercise 11.2 & Miscellaneous

00:00:10 Real life examples of parabola

00:04:32 Standard forms of Parabola

00:06:32 Definition and geometric proof for parabola

00:13:32 Derivation for equation of parabola

00:24:42 Way to remember all rules of parabolas

00:35:02 Derivation for length of latus rectum of parabola

00:40:02 NCERT Solutions Exercise 11.2 Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4, Q5, Q6 In each of the following Exercises 1 to 6, find the coordinates of the focus, axis of the parabola, the equation of the directrix and the length of the latus rectum.

00:48:46 NCERT Solutions Exercise 11.2 Q7, Q8, Q9, Q10 In each of the Exercises 7 to 12, find the equation of the parabola that satisfies the given conditions:

00:52:21 NCERT Solutions Exercise 11.2 QUESTION 11 Vertex (0,0) passing through (2,3) and axis is along x-axis.

00:55:01 NCERT Solutions Exercise 11.2 Question 12 Vertex (0,0), passing through (5,2) and symmetric with respect to y-axis.

00:57:21 Chapter 11 Miscellaneous Exercise Question 1 If a parabolic reflector is 20 cm in diameter and 5 cm deep, find the focus.

01:04:31 Chapter 11 Miscellaneous Exercise Question 2 An arch is in the form of a parabola with its axis vertical. The arch is 10 m high and 5 m wide at the base. How wide is it 2 m from the vertex of the parabola?

01:13:41 Chapter 11 Miscellaneous Exercise Question 3 The cable of a uniformly loaded suspension bridge hangs in the form of a parabola. The roadway which is horizontal and 100 m long is supported by vertical wires attached to the cable, the longest wire being 30 m and the shortest being 6 m. Find the length of a supporting wire attached to the roadway 18 m from the middle.

11(C) || Basics of Ellipse

00:00:00 What is an ellipse with animation

00:01:12 Real life examples of ellipse

00:03:22 Major axis and minor axis

00:08:30 Derivations for relationship between a, b and c of ellipse

00:13:52 Derivation for equation of ellipse

00:35:12 Derivation for latus rectum of ellipse

00:39:52 Eccentricity of ellipse

11(D) || Exercise 11.3

00:00:22 Explanation of all basic details of standard ellipse, method to remember their rules NCERT Solutions Exercise 11.3 In each of the Exercises 1 to 9, find the coordinates of the foci, the vertices, the length of major axis, the minor axis, the eccentricity and the length of the latus rectum of the ellipse.

00:09:42 Question 1

00:14:12 Question 2

00:16:22 Question 3

00:18:12 Question 4

00:20:12 Question 5

00:21:52 Question 6

00:23:32 Question 7

00:30:52 Question 8

00:32:52 Question 9 In each of the following Exercises 10 to 20, find the equation for the ellipse that satisfies the given conditions:

00:36:22 Question 10

00:37:12 Question 11

00:38:02 Question 12

00:38:42 Question 13

00:40:02 Question 14

00:40:42 Question 15

00:41:42 Question 16

00:42:32 Question 17

00:43:12 Question 18

00:44:52 Question 19

00:51:12 Question 20

11(E) || Basics of Hyperbolas

00:00:05 Meaning and definition of Hyperbola

00:04:24 Difference between circle, parabola, ellipse and hyperbola

00:06:14 Geometrical Verification of definition of hyperbola

00:10:00 Real life examples of Hyperbolas

00:11:51 Transverse axis and conjugate axis of Hyperbola

00:13:51 Introduction to a, b and c of hyperbolas

00:24:11 Derivation for equation of standard hyperbola

11(F) || Exercise 11.4

00:01:00 Explanation and method to remember all rules of standard hyperbolas NCERT SOLUTIONS EXERCISE 11.4

00:16:01 Question 1

00:19:01 Question 2

00:20:51 Question 3

00:22:51 Question 4

00:24:51 Question 5

00:30:51 Question 6

00:34:01 Question 7

00:35:11 Question 8

00:36:11 Question 9

00:37:01 Question 10

00:38:11 Question 11

00:39:11 Question 12

00:43:01 Question 13

00:45:01 Question 14

00:49:11 Question 15

11(G) || Miscellaneous Exercise

NCERT Miscellaneous Exercise Chapter 11

00:01:12 Question 4 An arch is in the form of a semi-ellipse. It is 8 m wide and 2 m high at the centre. Find the height of the arch at a point 1.5 m from one end.

00:12:02 Question 6 Find the area of the triangle formed by the lines joining the vertex of the parabola x^2=12y to the ends of its latus rectum.

00:16:22 Question 7 A man running a racecourse notes that the sum of the distances from the two flag posts from him is always 10 m and the distance between the flag posts is 8 m. Find the equation of the posts traced by the man.

00:22:32 Question 8 An equilateral triangle is inscribed in the parabola y^2=4ax, where one vertex is at the vertex of the parabola. Find the length of the side of the triangle.

00:33:02 Question 5 A rod of length 12 cm moves with its ends always touching the coordinate axes. Determine the equation of the locus of a point P on the rod, which is 3 cm from the end in contact with the x-axis.

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