#### Let PQ be a double ordinate of the parabola, where P lies in the second quadrant. If R divides PQ in the ratio 2 : 1, then the locus of R is : Option 1) Option 2) Option 3) Option 4)

As learnt in Concept

Double ordinate -

The chord of parabola perpendicular to the axis of symmetry.

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Locus -

Locus of a point at a constant distance from a fixed point is a circle.

- wherein

Coordinates of R

Eliminating t

we get

Option 1)

Incorrect option

Option 2)

Correct option

Option 3)

Incorrect option

Option 4)

Incorrect option