Graphing Conic Sections Teacher Resources

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Problem Solving Parabolas

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students graph parabolas. In this problem solving parabolas lesson, students solve quadratic equations based as a scenario. Students discuss their graphs with their peers.
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Conic Sections Applications and Properties

For Students 11th
In this algebra learning exercise, 11th graders graph parabolas and figure out the major axis and minor axis of the graph. They also find the focus. There are 4 problems on this learning exercise.
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Algebra 2 Test

For Students 10th - 11th
In this algebra worksheet, students solve problems involving functions, systems and conics. They simplify radicals and graph parabolas identifying the focus and ellipse. There are 20 questions.
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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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Standard Conic Section

For Students Pre-K - Higher Ed
In this precalculus worksheet, students put the equations in standard form and solve the problems focusing upon finding the conic sections for the two questions.
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Polynomial, Rational, and Radical Relationships

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
This assessment pair goes way beyond simple graphing, factoring and solving polynomial equations, really forcing learners to investigate the math ideas behind the calculations. Short and to-the-point questions build on one another,...
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Confocal Conics

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students describe conic sections from an equation or graph. They examine a family of conics that share a vertex, describe their relationship and write an equation. Students interpret the relationship between conic sections and write...
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As The World Curves

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Pupils partisipate in a web scavenger hunt on an introductory lesson for conic sections. They become familiar with general forms of the equations, what they look like, and how they are used in the real-world.
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Standard Form of Conics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Looking for a complete go-to guide for the standard form of conics? This five-page packet does a nice job of connecting conics to prior knowledge of functions and transformations. Adapt the resource as Algebra II lesson plan notes, or...
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Parabola (Lab Version)

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students develop definition for parabola, explain relationship between properties of the graph of a parabola and its equation, explain how the equation of a parabola can be written in different forms, and solve problems that relate the...
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Exploring Parabolas

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a study of the parabola that is displayed on a graph to investigate the fall of a victim from a bridge to determine if it was a crime committed as foul play. They are given the opportunity to try example problems to...
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Conic Sections

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
In this conic sections worksheet, students fill in the blanks to six questions associated with plane geometric figures, conic sections and intersecting planes.
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Conic Sections and Locii

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners differentiate between ellipse and hyperbola. In this algebra lesson, students graph and solve elliptical equations. They use the cabri program to create the different conics and move them around.
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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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Final Spring Semester Review

For Students 9th - 12th
In this advanced algebra semester review activity, 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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Conic Sections

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students explore the different properties of conics. In this algebra lesson, students calculate the midpoint of a line, the distances between two points as they get ready to find the focus and directrix in eclipse and other conics. They...
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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.
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College Algebra

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is there more to college algebra than this? Even though the eBook is designed for a college algebra course, there are several topics that align to Algebra II or Pre-calculus courses. Topics begin with linear equation and inequalities,...
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Algebra and Trigonometry

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Move on into trigonometry. An informative eBook takes the content of a College Algebra course and adds more relating to trigonometry and trigonometric functions. The content organization allows pupils to build upon their learning by...
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Parabola Focus and Directrix 1

For Students 10th - 12th
Starting with a point (focus) and a line below the point (directrix), in this video, Sal tries to find the set of all points (locus) equidistant to the point and the line. He shows, using the distance formula, that indeed, we have an...
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Sorting Equations of Circles 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How much can you tell about a circle from its equation? This detailed lesson plan focuses on connecting equations and graphs of circles. Learners use equations to identify x- and y-intercepts, centers, and radii of circles. They also...
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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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Solving Systems Involving Quadratic Equations

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students plot the graphs of systems of equations and solve the solution to the equations algebraically. In groups, they investigate the solution of two conic sections. Students graph equations and find the points of intersection.
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Cross Sections

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Use this activity on cross-sections of three-dimensional shapes in your math class to work on algebra or geometry Common Core standards. The lesson includes a list of relevent terminology, and a step-by-step process to illustrate the...

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