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Conic Sections: Equations and Graphs
This Demonstration will help you to better understand ellipses, parabolas, and hyperbolas. You can drag the red center to move the conic around the grid. Hold the mouse over the center to see its coordinates.
Contributed by:
Kelly Deckelman
,
Kathleen Feltz
,
Jenn Mount
Based on a program by:
Abby Brown
THINGS TO TRY
Drag Locators
Slider Zoom
Automatic Animation
SNAPSHOTS
RELATED LINKS
Conic Section Curves
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
Conic Section
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
Ellipse
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
Parabola
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
Hyperbola
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
PERMANENT CITATION
"
Conic Sections: Equations and Graphs
" from
the Wolfram Demonstrations Project
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/ConicSectionsEquationsAndGraphs/
Contributed by:
Kelly Deckelman
,
Kathleen Feltz
,
Jenn Mount
Based on a program by:
Abby Brown
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