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Q. The length of the latusrectum of a parabola is 4a . A pair of perpendicular tangents are drawn to the parabola to meet the axis of the parabola at the points A, B. If S is the focus of the parabola then 1 S A + 1 S B =
A) 2/a
B) 4/a
C) 1/a
D) 2a

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Please find below the solution to the asked query:

We know that tangent drawn at ends of latus ractum are perpendicular andmeet at directrix on axis of parabola.HenceFocus is a,0 and directrix meets axes at -a,0SA=a+a=2aSB=a+a=2a1SA+1SB=12a+12a=22a=1a Answer

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