Sunday, December 7, 2008

Intercepts of the axes

Intercept of a circle is a line that is a chord which is part of x axis

Intercepts for the circle x²+y²+2gx+2fy+c = 0

length of intercept on x- axis = 2√(g²-c)(You get it by putting y = 0)
length of intercept on y- axis = 2√(f²-c)(You get it by putting x = 0)

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