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Equation of diameter of a parabola
The locus of bisectors of a system of parallel chords is termed diameter.
If Parabola equation is y² = 4ax, and system of parallel chords equation is y = mx+c,
The equation of the diameter is y = 2a/m
It is a line parallel to the X-axis.
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