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 Vertical Hyperbola

Learn about the equation of a vertical hyperbola with this Tab Tutor program. With step-by-step instruction and an illustrated glossary, it will show you how to find the foci, vertices, minor axis, and asymptotes from the equation and vice versa. Continue reading

Equation of a Vertical Ellipse

With this Tab Tutor program, you’ll learn about the equation of a vertical ellipse and how to use it to derive the foci, vertices, and minor axis. A useful glossary also introduces you to other features like the latus rectum and major axis. Continue reading

Equation of a Parabola

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 directrix. Continue reading

Equation of a Horizontal Hyperbola

Learn about the equation of a horizontal hyperbola with this Tab Tutor program. With step-by-step instruction and an illustrated glossary, it will show you how to find the foci, vertices, minor axis, and asymptotes from the equation and vice versa. Continue reading

Equation of a Horizontal Ellipse

With this Tab Tutor program, you’ll learn about the equation of a horizontal ellipse and how to use it to derive the foci, vertices, and minor axis. A useful glossary also introduces you to other features like the latus rectum and major axis. Continue reading