The Conic Graphing Application provides enhanced conics functions to the already powerful TI-83 Plus and TI-84 Plus. Graph or trace circles, ellipses,
hyperbolas, and parabolas and solve for the conic's characteristics. Present equations in function, parametric, or polar form.
Before the Activity
Download the attached PDF and look over it. Make copies to handout to your students if necessary.
During the Activity
Go through the worksheet with your students.
After the Activity
Review student answers:
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary