51 Answered Questions for the topic Conic Sections


Find the vertex of the parabola with focus at (0,7) and passes through the points (±2, 7) and (±1, 5).

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Conic Sections Geometry


What object is defined using a directrix and a focus

A. Perpendicular BisectorB. ParabolaC. CircleD. Angle Bisector


Math help!! Algebra 1 or 2

The cross section of television antenna dish is a parabola and the receiver is located at the focus, 5 feet above the vertex. A. find an equation for the cross section of the dish.( assume the... more
Conic Sections Calculus


Please how do I go by this?

The perpendicular OY is drawn from the centre O of the ellipse x^2/a^2 + y^2/b^2 = 1 toany tangent. Prove that the locus of Y is (x^2 + y^2)^2 = a^2x^2 + b^2y^2


Aunt and Uncle's fuel oil tank dip stick problem?

This problem first came to me in high school, and a couple times since, and I even assigned it for extra credit in one of my calculus classes after I became a teacher. So I know the solution. What... more
Conic Sections Parabolas Hyperbolas


diffrence b/w hper&para bola

In a parabola, a line passing through the focus and perpendicular to the directrix is called an “axis of symmetry.” When the parabola is intersected by the point on the “axis of symmetry,” it is... more
Conic Sections


Parabola word problem

 the towers of a parabolic suspension bridge Are 100 meters apart and each tower stands 40 m above the road. At its closest point, the main cable which forms the parabola is 5 m above the road. How... more
Conic Sections


What is the width of the Oval Office at its widest part?

The Oval Office I’m washington DC is an ellipse with key features of the room located on the foci, 7 feet 5 inches from the walls (89 inches). The rooms total length is 35 feet 10 inches (430... more
Conic Sections Calculus Precalculus Conics


Graph the conic and find the values of​ e, a,​ b, and c:

Graph the conic and find the values of e, a, b, and c:r=14/3+4cos(theta)
Conic Sections College Algebra


Calculate the location of the Foci for the hyperbola defined by the equation x^2/144 - y^2/25 = 1

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Conic Sections College Algebra


Write the equation of the ellipse in standard form with the center (0,0) vertex of (0,5) and focus (0,4)

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Conic Sections


Find the equation of the ellipse whose focus are at (0,-4) and (0,4) and are the length of its major axis is 10.

Derive the equation of an ellipse given foci
Conic Sections


an ellipse is 5 times a wide as it is tall, what is the equation of the ellipse? what are the coorfinates for the vertices?

finding  the equation for the ellipse and what the coordinates are for the vertices  
Conic Sections


The equation of parabola whose vertex is (2,2) and is y-axis, is

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Conic Sections


What is the conic section with a vertex of (5,0) and an asymptote y=2/5 x called?

The conic section that is being used has to be a parabola, circle, ellipse, or hyperbola.
Conic Sections Coordinates Center Vertices


Identify the type of conic section and coordinates of the center, foci and vertices.

Conic Sections Math Algebra 2 Algebra


For the conic section the equation

25x2+50x+169y2-4200=0 what is true  a.the lenght of the conjugate axis is 10 b. The graph has a vertex at (12,0) c. The graph has a focus at (13,0 d the center of the graph is at (0,1)
Conic Sections Math Algebra 1 Algebra 2


For the conic section with the equation

X2 + 4x +8y -20=0 which of the following is true  a. The graph is a parabola with its vertex at (-2,3) b.the gragh is an ellipse centered at (-2,3) c. The graph is a hyperbola that passes... more
Conic Sections Math Algebra 1 Algebra 2


For the conic section the equation

X-2y2=0 which of the following is true ? a. The graph is an ellipse centered at (0,0) b. The graph is a hyperbola that passes through (0,0) and (2,1) c.the length of the minor axis is 2 d. The... more
Conic Sections Circles


The equation of a standard pitcher’s mound in baseball is (x+5)^2 + (y+7)^2=81 Find the diameter and center of the pitcher’s mound.

Here are the choices:   A: C(-5,-7) d=9   B: C(-5,-7) d=18   C: C(5,7) d=9   D: C(5,7) d=18

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