Videos, worksheets, games and acivities to help Algebra 1I students learn about conic sections.

Introduction to Conic Sections
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By definition, a conic section is a curve obtained by intersecting a cone with a plane. In Algebra II, we work with four main types of conic sections: circles, parabolas, ellipses and hyperbolas. Each of these conic sections has different characteristics and formulas that help us solve various types of problems.

This video shows how you can generate a circle, ellipse, parabola, and hyperbola by intersecting a cone with a plan. It is the first of several videos on the conic sections.

How to create the different conic sections.

Introduction to Conic Sections
What are conic sections and why are they called "conic sections"?

Free Math Lessons Introduction to Conic Sections

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