Classic Texts Series: The Elements of Coordinate Geometry Cartesian Coordinates (Part - 1), authored by S.L.Loney,is a comprehensive book for the students who study Coordinate Geometry. This book is essential for candidates applying for Engineering exams.
S.L.Loney was a professor in Mathematics in Royal Holloway College, Surrey. He has authored books like Classic Texts Series: Plane Trigonometry (Part - 1), Classic Texts Series: The Elements of Statics and Dynamics (Part - 1), An Elementary Treatise On The Dynamics Of A Particle And Of Rigid Bodies, A Shilling Arithmetic and Mechanics and Hydrostatics for Beginners.S.L.Loney did his B.A from Sydney Sussex College from Cambridge with first class honors. He has authored several books on Mathematics.
Table of Contents :-
1. Introduction. Some Algebraic Results2. Coordinates. Lengths of Straight Lines And Areas of Triangles3. Locus. Equation to A Locus4. The Straight Line. Rectangular Coordinates5. The Straight Line. Polar Equations And Oblique Coordinates6. Equations Representing Two Or More Straight Lines7. Transformation of Coordinates8. The Circle9. Systems of Circles10. Conic Sections. The Parabola11. The Parabola (Continued)12. The Ellipse13. The Hyperbola14. Polar Equation to A Conic15. General Equation. Tracing of Curves16. General Equation17. Miscellaneous PropositionsAnswers