# Graphing Conic Sections Teacher Resources

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#### Conic Identification 3

This is the last of three well-done videos on identifying and graphing conic sections from an equation. Here, Sal shows graphing a circle, not centered at the origin, and a parabola that opens downward.

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#### Conic Identification 3

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#### Introduction to Conic Sections

Here parabolas, circles, ellipses, and hyperbolas are introduced by showing a general graph of each. By showing intersection of a plane and a cone to create the different conic sections one can see how these curves are related.

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#### Identifying Conics 2

In this video, Sal shows again how to write an equation of a conic section in standard form and identify the conic section it represents. This time, his example is of a hyperbola (not centered at the origin), which he also graphs.

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#### Identifying Conics 1

After watching this video, you should be able to write an equation of a conic section in standard form, and identify the conic section from its equation. In an example problem, Sal reviews how to complete the square and graph an ellipse...

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#### Identifying Conics 1

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#### Identifying Conics 2

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#### GeoGebra Graphing Calculator

So, exactly, what does it look like? The easily usable graphing calculator allows pupils to visualize the graph of equations and inequalities. The interactive supports any algebraic graph needed for high school mathematics and then some.

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#### Algebra 2 - Conic Sections - Parabolas

The first minute and a half of this video rambles on before the presenter begins to talk about conic sections. Using a whiteboard, he dissects a cone to show the different shapes that are inside, focusing on parabolas. He gives an...

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#### Conic Sections: Hyperbolas 3

Continuing with the study of graphing hyperbolas, Sal shows an example of graphing a parabola that is centered at a point off the origin. By looking at the equation, first without shifting it, he helps listeners develop an intuitive...

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#### Conic Sections

In this conic sections worksheet, students solve and complete 17 various types of problems. First, they write the conics in standard form and graph. Then, students determine the equation that best represents each description that...

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#### Conic Sections: Hyperbolas 2

Here is an example in this video of graphing a hyperbola centered at the origin. First, Sal shows solving for the equations of the asymptotes and then shows how to determine the direction of the hyperbola. He takes the approach of not...

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#### Conic Sections: Hyperbolas 3

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#### Conic Sections: Hyperbolas 2

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#### Conic Flyer

Graphing conics made easy. Individuals use an interactive to graph conic sections. The app can handle circles, vertical and horizontal parabolas, ellipses, and vertical and horizontal hyperbolas.

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#### Conic Sections

In this conic sections worksheet, learners solve and complete 8 different problems identifying various types of conic sections. First, they write each equation given in standard form. Then, students determine whether the graph of each of...

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#### Desmos Graphing Calculator

They say a graph is worth a thousand points. The interactive allows users to graph a wide variety of functions and equations. Using the included keyboard or typing directly into the list, learners determine the graph of a function....

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#### Conic Sections: Intro to Hyperbolas

In this video, Sal starts with the equation of a hyperbola by first comparing it to the equation of the circle, and ellipse. He then shows how to find the equation of the asymptotes by solving for y. He also shows a few intuitive ways to...

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#### Conic Sections: Intro to Ellipses

In this video, the equation and graph of an ellipse is explored by first centering the ellipse at the origin, and then shifting it and showing how that change is reflected in the equation. The terms minor axes, major axes, semi-minor...

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#### Conic Sections

In this conic sections worksheet, 11th graders solve and complete 24 different types of problems. First, they write each equation in standard form. Then, students state whether the graph of the equation is a parabola, ellipse, circle, or...

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#### Conics Introduction and Parabolas

Where did conic sections get their name? The equation and graph of a parabola are developed from the definition of the conic section.Â Teacher examples on graphing the equation and writing an equation from the graph round out the plan.

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#### Parabolas: Invisible Graph

Envision the function as the point swings. Given a point connected to another point and a line, pupils trace through an invisible graph. Learners identify the name of the given point and the line and determine the type of conic section...

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#### Conic Sections: Intro to Circles

The equation of a circle is explored in this video by looking first at the equation of a circle with the center at the origin; then building upon that, equations of circles that are shifted off the origin.

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