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Come full circle in learning about conic sections. Learners first look at the type of conic section formed when concentric circles intersect a standard coordinate plane. They then see which type forms when two sets of concentric circles intersect.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Use the task as an extension activity
Classroom Considerations
  • Pupils should be familiar with the characteristics of conic sections
  • Scholars must be able to recognize equations for parabolas, ellipses, and hyperbolas
  • Diagrams are easy to interpret
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