# Conic section Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Conic section.

• 3 Encyclopedia Article

## Study Pack

The Conic section Study Pack contains about 9 pages of study material in 3 products, including:

### Encyclopedia Articles (3)

525 words, approx. 2 pages
Conic Sections Imagine there are two cone-shaped paper drinking cups, each fastened to the other at its point, or vertex. The figure that would result is described mathematically as a right circular c... Read more
1,234 words, approx. 5 pages
Conic Sections A conic section is the plane curve formed by the intersection of a plane and a right-circular, two-napped cone. Such a cone is shown here. The cone is the surface formed by all the line... Read more
647 words, approx. 3 pages
Conic Section The three conic sections are the parabola, hyperbola, and ellipse (the circle is considered a special case of an ellipse). They first arose in the fourth century b.c. in the work of the ... Read more
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