Question
Obtain the equation of a hyperbola with coordinate axes as principal axes given that the distances of one of its vertices from the foci are 9 and 1 units.

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Solution
Let equation of hyperbola is
If vertices are A(a, 0) and A’(–a, 0) and foci are S(ae, 0) and
S’(–ae, 0)
From (i) equation of hyperbola is
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