Generating a Hyperbola Using Steiner's Method

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This Demonstration shows how to construct a hyperbola starting with two pencils of lines through points and .

Contributed by: Tomas Garza (December 2019)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


The construction uses the Steiner generation of nondegenerate conic sections [1].


[1] Wikipedia. "Steiner Conic." (Nov 26, 2019)


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