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Conic Sections


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Having little knowledge of the curves' construction I decided to explore various methods and thought I'd post the results here (which I hope is an appropriate place).

Would be interested to know if there's an algebraic solution for tangent vector defintion for the conic arc.

Would also be very interested to see solutions for hyperbolic curves, particularly cantenaries, of given span and height.

(Attached is a Wildfire2 prt.)

Edit 25-Apr...
Uploaded a new file with construction geometry for a Sketcher Conic Arc solution. (Administrators: is there a way to delete the old file from your server, is it done automatically when posts are edited; links deleted?)

Edited by: jeff4136