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PAGE: 566SET: ExercisesPROBLEM: 1
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The polar equation is .

Write the equation in standard form: .

Where is the eccentricity and  represents the line of directrix.

Compare the above equation with the standard form of polar equation.

Here and .

Since the eccentricity is , the conic represents a parabola.

Now .

Therefore .

The equation of directrix is .

The eccentricity is .

The conic is parabola.

The equation of directrix is .


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