# Graphing Conic Sections Teacher Resources

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CK-12 Foundation

#### Graphing Circles: Lesson

Explore a standard method to graph a circle. Given the standard form of the equation of a circle, the segment of a basic geometry playlist shows how to graph the circle. The resource works examples of graphing a circle, finding the...

Curated OER

#### Conic Sections

Students, while using a graphing calculator, graph systems of conic sections as well as identify their solutions. They complete various word problems dealing with conic sections with their calculators. In addition, students sketch graphs...

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#### Foci of an Ellipse

The foci of an ellipse are explored in this video. First, foci are shown as the two points on the major axis such that the sum of the distance from a point on the ellipse and the foci points is the same as the distance from any point on...

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#### Foci of an Ellipse

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#### Conic Sections

In this conic sections worksheet, students 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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#### Discovering Conic Sections in the Motion of Heavenly Bodies

Math scholars study conics and how they are used today. In this mathematical lesson, pupils construct and slice cones after viewing a demonstration.

Calculus Expert

#### How to Find the Center and Radius of a Circle

Working with conic sections is algebraically intense. Use this video to remind learners of the process of writing a conic in standard form to aid in finding its key features. It explains the steps to writing a circle equation in standard...

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#### Graphing Equations in Space

In this equations in two/three-dimensional space worksheet, learners practice solving equations involving two/three-dimensional space configurations and finding the center and radius of spheres in twenty-six equations and two word problems.

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#### ART PROJECT

Eighth graders, after researching the properties of graphs of conic sections, absolute value and inverse relations, make a drawing of precise functions and relations from a specified list of equations. The final design should analyze the...

EngageNY

#### Are All Parabolas Congruent?

Augment a unit on parabolas with an instructive math activity. Pupils graph parabolas by examining the relationship between the focus and directrix.

Inside Mathematics

#### Sorting Functions

Graph A goes with equation C, but table B. The short assessment task requires class members to match graphs with their corresponding tables, equations, and verbalized rules. Pupils then provide explanations on the process they used to...

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#### Conics

In this conic sections worksheet, 11th graders solve and complete 16 different types of equations. First, they find the equation of the conic that has a given focus and directrix. Then, students convert each given polynomial to standard...

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#### Parent Functions Review Sheet

No laundry or cooking dinner here: these parent functions are all about math. Every graph you could think of from basic linear functions to the hyperbolic arccotangent function are included. With 40 parent functions, the worksheet can be...

Concord Consortium

#### The Line and the Ellipse

What do a line and an ellipse have in common? Maybe zero, one, or two points! Learners consider the equation of an ellipse and a line to determine if their graphs have any shared points. They then write a system of equations, including...

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#### Conic Sections

Students investigate conics as it applies to life. In this algebra lesson, students solve problems with hyperbola, circles, ellipses and parabola. In this conic section, students identify directrix and focus, along with the vertex and...

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#### Pre-Calculus Review Sheet

Pre-Calculus has some detailed formulas involved and here is a great resource that lumps then all together for you. Broken up into rectangular, polar, and parametric sections, the conics all include formulas and graphs.

Del Mar College

#### Quick Reference Card

A neat and organized formula handout makes the circle go round, doesn't it? Full of higher algebra topics, formulas and rules, graphs and definitions—there is a way to support everyone in Algebra II or Pre-Calculus.

Khan Academy

#### Proof: Hyperbola Foci

In a video that is quite involved, algebraically, Sal proves that the distance of the foci from the center of a hyperbola is the square root of a2+b2. Since the algebra shown here is challenging, this video might be appropriate as an...

EngageNY

#### End-of-Module Assessment Task - Algebra 2 (Module 1)

A series of assessment tasks require learners to process information and communicate solutions. Topics include graphing parabolas, solving linear-quadratic systems, factoring polynomials, and solving polynomial equations.

Lane Community College

#### Review Sheets: Trigonometry

Review guide, practice test, homework packet? Yes, yes, and yes as it's all possible with a wonderful trigonometry packet. Every type of problem is there, starting from the unit circle and ending with conic sections.

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#### Introduction to Conic Sections

Learners slice cones and identify the different conics formed. They then derive the formula to solve problems involving cones. Pull out the TI calculators to visualize the slicing and the different parts and properties created.

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#### Graphs and Equations of Conic Sections Practice Test

In this conic section worksheet, students complete a thirty-one question practice test containing matching and problem solving conic equation and conic graph problems. The solutions are provided.

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#### Conic Sections and Nonlinear Systems of Equations

In this conic sections and nonlinear equations instructional activity, students solve 25 multiple choice problems. The instructional activity is a review of the conic sections and nonlinear systems chapter of an intermediate algebra...

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#### Ellipses and Kepler's First Law

The class examines graphs in the form r = F(Â¿Â¿) in polar coordinates (r, Â¿Â¿), in particular with the circle, ellipse and other conic sections. They determine the nature of an ellipse by studying the role of the semimajor axis and...