Study Sheet of Conic Sections

A conic section is a curve formed by the intersection of a cone with a plane. Use this printable study sheet to review or learn the terms and concepts of the circle, ellipse, parabola, and hyperbola. Continue reading

Equation of a Parabola

A parabola is the set of points that are equally distant from the focus point and the directrix. This Tab Tutor program will help you learn about the equation of a parabola and how to use it to derive the focus, vertex, and orientation. A useful glossary also introduces you to other features like the latus rectum and the axis of symmetry. Continue reading