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Conic Equations

Published on 06/02/2005

Activity Overview

This Learn Check file is a review of writing conic sections given the graph of a conic section. Students are asked to use the graphs to write the equations for a ellipse, circle, parabola, and hyperbola.

Before the Activity

Students should have access to TI-83 Plus and TI-84 Plus.

During the Activity

Send the students the file "conic sections". There are four questions asking for the students to write the equations for a ellipse, circle, parabola, and hyperbola.

After the Activity

After collecting the answer files from the students, review any problems that the class struggled on.