Conic Sections Teacher Resources

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Conics

For Students 11th
In this conics worksheet, 11th graders solve and complete 57 various types of problems related to conics. First, they write each of the equations listed in standard form by completing the square. Then, students write each of the...
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System of Equations Review

For Students 11th
In this system of equations activity, 11th graders solve and complete 23 various types of problems. First, they graph each system of inequalities shown. Then, students write a polynomial function of least degree with integral...
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Equations for Curves Passing through a Given Set of Points

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learner use three random locations on the coordinate system and simplify the expression and assign result to the variable loc. They substitute guesses for the center and radius of the circle in the equation for the center of a circle and...
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"A Slice of the Cone"

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Here is a set of lessons that explore conics in a number of different ways. Starting with modeling how a conic is produced by the way a plane cuts the cone, to solving complex word problems, algebra learners progress through a series of...
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Conic Sections

For Students 11th
In this Algebra II worksheet, 11th graders solve problems involving ellipses, parabolas, circles, and hyperbolas.  The one page worksheet contains nineteen problems.  Answers are included. 
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Volumes by Washers

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Here's an AP Calculus resource that works an example problem of finding the volume where the cross sections of a solid are washer shaped. In the example the axis of rotation is vertical, creating horizontal washers.
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Map Projections

For Teachers K - 12th
Students view examples of various map projections using a website. Students record differences between the map projections. Students discuss uses for the various map projections and the differences between the maps they viewed. ...
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Calculus Volume 2

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Delve into the middle of calculus. The resource is the second eBook of three that covers the complete calculus content. Seven chapters begin with integrals and different methods of integration before moving on to differential equations....
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Calculus Volume 3

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
See calculus to the end. The eBook is the last of a three-volume series covering college-level calculus topics. Scholars begin with parametric equations and polar coordinates before moving to vectors, finally ending with multi-variable...
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Worksheet 7. Sir Isaac Newton

For Students Higher Ed
In this Newton worksheet, students obtain parametric equations, graph them on a graphing calculator, plot the trajectory of an object and sketch conic sections, This three-page worksheet contains 16 problems.
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Polar and Cartesian Coordinates

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students review polar coordinates, as well as translations and rotations in Cartesian Coordinates. They also watch a video on conics and write a summary of the video for a quiz grade. Students then find an equation after a...
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Translation and Rotation of Axes

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students rotate axes to eliminate the xy-term and illustrate the dissectible cone as needed. They also discuss the discriminant for the second degree equation in two variables, as well as the translation of axes and rotation of axes....
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Chronic Conics

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use two activities to draw four different conic sections. One activity is of a physical nature and one is traditional paper and pencil.
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Kepler and his Laws

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils examine Kepler's Laws. They confirm Kepler's 3rd law by comparing orbital periods and mean distances for all major planets and study conic sections, qualitatively.
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Math 53 - Review for Midterm 1

For Students Higher Ed
In this review for midterm, students use parametric equations to find points on a curve, explore conic sections, write vector functions, and sketch cylindrical coordinates. This two-page review contains 10 multi-step problems.
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Conics Review

For Teachers 9th - 10th
This presentation is meant to be used a a practice test for an end-of-the-year test of conics. The presentation is a test format, in that each slide requires the learner to come up with an answer. Answers are not provided.
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Patty Paper Conics

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students solve problems dealing with conics. In this algebra lesson, students create conics and solve problems with conics using formulas. They solve for the area, and volume of different shapes.
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Rational Functions and Conics

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this math worksheet, students practice the calculation of rational functions and conics. This worksheet has 6 problems for the students to solve.
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Circles and Ellipses

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this circles and ellipses worksheet, students solve and complete 12 different types of problems. First, they find the distance between the given pair of points. Then, students find the center and radius of each circle and sketch. They...
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Special Graph Paper

For Students 9th - 11th
In this algebra worksheet, students explore the different graphs of conics such as ellipse, hyperbola and parabola. They use special graph paper to graph. There is an answer key with this problem.
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Conics

For Students Pre-K - Higher Ed
In this precalculus worksheet, students find the equations that correspond to the conics. They apply concepts of applied mathematics to 2 detailed problems.
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Conic Characters

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students create a project that involves researching a myth or story from a region of the world. Then they create a drawing of characters from the text using at least five different conic sections which reviews the concept of geometry....
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Final Spring Semester Review

For Students 9th - 12th
In this advanced algebra semester review worksheet, students answer 63 questions spiraling a review of topics including combinations, systems of equations, absolute value, parent graphs, conics, complex numbers, and binomial theorem.
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Conics and Graphing

For Students 11th - 12th
In this algebra worksheet, students solve equations by graphing an ellipse, circle and hyperbola. They match equations to graphs and define each type of function. There are 20 questions total.