This section of questions asks students to write the equations of conic sections given a variety of information. Students are also asked to find the foci of an ellipse and the asymptotes of a hyperbola. Solutions and explanations are included.
Before the Activity
Download the attached LearningCheck™ file to students' calculators.
Students should have access to TI-83 Plus or TI-84 Plus.
During the Activity
This LearningCheck™ appvar can be sent to your class using TI-Navigator.
After the Activity
Review student results
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary