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Which one of the following does not belong to the family of conics?

(a) Parabola

(b) Ellipse

(c) Hyperbola

(d) Line

I had been asked this question in final exam.

Enquiry is from Classifications of Synthesis Problem in section Computer Aided Analysis and Synthesis of Mechanisms of Machine Dynamics

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The correct choice is (d) Line

For explanation I would say: A line is a straight one-dimensional figure having no thickness and extending infinitely in both directions. A line is sometimes called a straight line or, more archaically, a right line.

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