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Problems on Circles XI: Perpendicular Tangents to an Ellipse
Draw the tangent to a point on an ellipse and the two tangents that are perpendicular to it. The locus of the intersection points of these lines is a circle.
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Jaime Rangel-Mondragon
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Jaime Rangel-Mondragon
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