Study Guide

Conic Sections Topics

Parabolas

Last Saturday we were sitting around the house, bored and watching TV. We were flipping channels...

Ellipses

You spin us right round, baby, right round, but not quite like a record, baby. Think flatter....

Hyperbolas

Do not adjust your TV set. Those are not a pair of parabolas frolicking in that cone. No, they...

General Conic Equation and Eccentricity

If we put a Chihuahua and a Great Dane side by side, they obviously look a little different. At...

In the Real World

Conics sections aren't just numbers and letters on a page, some abstracted ideal Platonic form...