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.