A series of free, online video lessons with examples and solutions to help Algebra students learn about about hyperbola conic sections.

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Conic Sections: Hyperbolas 2

Conic Sections: Circles

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Conic Sections: Parabolas

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.

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.

This lesson covers covers writing the equation of parabolas given certain information like the focus and vertex or vertex and directrix.

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