Shaira B.

asked • 11/11/13


find the points of intersection of parabola and ellipse.
find the points of intersection of two ellipse. 

1 Expert Answer


Andre W.

A parabola and an ellipse can also intersect in 3 or 4 points.
Example: The parabola y=x²-1 and the unit circle x²+y²=1 intersect at (±1,0) and (0,-1); the parabola y=x²-3 and the circle x²+y²=5 intersect at (±1,-2) (±2,1).


Still looking for help? Get the right answer, fast.

Ask a question for free

Get a free answer to a quick problem.
Most questions answered within 4 hours.


Find an Online Tutor Now

Choose an expert and meet online. No packages or subscriptions, pay only for the time you need.