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124 resources with the concept ellipses

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Conics and Graphing

For Students 11th - 12th
In this algebra activity, 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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Cometary Orbits

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students study orbits and ellipses and see the differences between orbits and comets.  In this investigative lesson students do an activity that shows them what objects are more like comets and fill out a worksheet. 
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Trivialisation and dynamisation with examples from elementary vector geometry

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars explore mathematics using CAS.  For this advanced Algebra II/calculus lesson, students investigate classic advanced-level exercises that are often considered difficult because their solution requires extensive...
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Ellipse

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Students explore the concept of ellipses. In this ellipses lesson, they construct ellipses on their paper and follow directions on a worksheet that allow them to investigate an ellipse in more depth by looking at the major axis, foci, etc.
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Planet Earth

For Students 6th - 10th
For this Earth worksheet, students review the characteristics of the Earth including it's rotation and revolution. This worksheet has 9 fill in the blank and 7 short answer questions.
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Worksheet 10.2 Ellipses

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this ellipses worksheet, students find the center, vertices and foci of an ellipse. They sketch a graph of an ellipse. This two-page worksheet contains eight problems.
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Conic Sections

For Students 11th
For 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,...
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Ellipses

For Students 11th
In this ellipses worksheet, 11th graders solve and complete 12 different types of problems. First, they write an equation for each illustrated ellipse. Then, students write an equation for the ellipse that satisfies each set of...
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Maximum and Minimum Problems

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this maximum and minimum problems worksheet, students solve and complete 9 various types of problems. First, they find two numbers with a given sum. Then, students find the maximum and minimum value of each equation. They also find...
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Ellipses

For Students 11th
In this ellipses learning exercise, 11th graders solve and complete 4 different problems. First, they define what an ellipse is and draw a picture. Then, students find the coordinates of the center and the foci and the lengths of the...
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Ellipses

For Students 11th
In this ellipses worksheet, 11th graders solve and complete 6 different problems. First, they write an equation for each ellipse shown. Then, students find the coordinates of the center and foci and the lengths of the major and minor axes.
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Conic Sections

For Students 11th - 12th
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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Standard Equation of an Ellipse

For Students 10th - 12th
In this ellipse worksheet, students explore given equations and write them in standard form. This one-page worksheet contains ten ellipse algorithms.
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Complex Analysis: Homework Set 5: Domain

For Students Higher Ed
In this domain activity, students determine the domain of analyticity for given functions. This one-page activity contains five multi-step equations.
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Planetary Orbit

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students compare and contrast ellipses of various eccentricities that represent the shape of planetary orbits. They make a circle with the string by trying the two ends togther. Students calculate the eccentricity of their ellipses by...
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Ellipse

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners find the center, vertices, foci, and eccentricity of ellipses using the subscriptions website www.explorelearning.com. They graph elliptical functions and solve application problems involving ellipses.
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Ellipse

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the concept of ellipses including finding the center, vertices's, foci and eccentricity. They assess how to graph elliptical functions and solve application problems involving ellipses. This assignment is to be completed...
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Ellipses

For Students 7th - 12th
In this ellipses worksheet, students measure and calculate the eccentricity of each ellipse and then calculate the percent deviation. This worksheet has 10 problems to solve.
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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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The Solar System

For Students 6th - 9th
In this space worksheet, students identify and locate vocabulary terms related to the Solar System. There are 30 words located in the puzzle.
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Ellipses

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the concept of ellipses and how they are used in a variety of geometry problems with a focus upon writing an equation given certain criteria. They draw an ellipse while developing the equation examining the x...
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Using Technology to enhance the Connections

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars identify the relationship between the algebraic equation:cos2 + sin2 = 1 and draw a right triangle with an central angle. They also find the "Area" and "Perimeter" use "Comment" and find the number's "Arrow" hit enter and...
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Earth and Seasons

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders comprehend that the path Earth takes as it revolves around the sun is called its orbit. They also comprehend that the axis is an imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and its North and South Poles. Students...
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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...