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Eccentricity of Polar Equations of Conics

Published on 05/12/2009

Activity Overview

This activity will give students a series of polar equations of conics to discover a pattern of the eccentricity of each type of conic.

Before the Activity

Before the activity, introduce polar equations to students. The overview is also helpful to have available to view. Review the solutions file attached as well.

During the Activity

See overview for step by step instructor instructions.