# Area of Triangles Formed by Tangents on the Reciprocal Curve

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The axes intercepts of a tangent drawn at a point on the hyperbola together with the origin create a right triangle. For a fixed coefficient defining the curve, this triangle has the same area for any point chosen.

Contributed by: Jamie Wickham-Jones (March 2011)

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Published: March 7 2011