# Polytechnic Mathematics

## MATRICES AND DETERMINANTS (Text)

Matrix and its applications are very important part of Mathematics. Also it is one of the most powerful tools of Mathematics. Matrix notation and operation are used in electronic spread sheet programmes for personal computer, business budgeting, sales projection, cost estimation, analyzing the results of an experiment etc. Also many physical operations such as magnification, …

## 1.2 CONICS

Conic: A conic is defined as the locus of a point which moves such that its distance from a fixed point is always ‘e’ times its distance from a fixed straight line. Focus: The fixed point is called the focus of the conic. Directrix: The fixed straight line is called the directrix of the conic. …

## Tamil Nadu Diploma Engineering Mathematics – II Unit – I ( 1.1 – Analytical Geometry – I) material 2020-21 ( N-Scheme)

UNIT – I     ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY 1.1    ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY  I Straight Line: When a variable point moves in accordance with a geometrical law, the point will trace some curve. This curve is known as the locus of the variable point. If a relation in x and y represent a curve then (i) The co-ordinates of every … 