Shaira B.

asked • 11/11/13

intersection

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

1 Expert Answer

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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).
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