Constructing an Ellipse

Investigate the equation of an ellipse. In this equation of an ellipse equation instructional activity, young scholars construct an ellipse by dragging a point around two foci. They derive the equation of an ellipse by finding the distance between the foci.  

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
2009
Usage Permissions
Fine Print: Educational Use
Common Core