The following diagrams show the conic sections: circle, ellipse, parabola, hyperbola. Scroll down the page for examples and solutions on Hyperbolas.
A hyperbola is a type of conic section that is formed by intersecting a cone with a plane, resulting in two parabolic shaped pieces that open either up and down or right and left. Similar to a parabola, the hyperbola pieces have vertices and are asymptotic. The hyperbola is the least common of the conic sections.
How to talk about hyperbolas.
This video defines a hyperbola and explains how to graph a hyperbola given in standard form.
This video explains how to graph a hyperbola in general form.
Conic Sections: Introduction to Hyperbolas
Continuation of the intro to hyperbolas
Part 3 of the intro to hyperbolas
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