Education Technology

Conics for the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus

Activity Overview

This is a procedural exercise demonstrating the use of the Conics application on the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus.

Before the Activity

See the attached Activity PDF file(s) for detailed instructions for this activity.

Install the Conic Graphing App on the students' graphing calculators following the attached instructions.

During the Activity

Follow the procedures outlined in the activity.

Students will:

  • Be able to graph conic sections using the Conic application.
  • After the Activity

  • Review student answers
  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary