51 Answered Questions for the topic Conic Sections

12/21/20

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

It would be nice if the solution is also stated so I can understand it more thoroughly. Thank you!

Conic Sections Geometry

06/21/20

#### What object is defined using a directrix and a focus

A. Perpendicular BisectorB. ParabolaC. CircleD. Angle Bisector

11/07/19

#### Find the equation of the circle that is tangent to the line x=8 that has a center at (-5, 10)

Conic Sections Algebra 2

08/21/19

#### P(x,y) is to be constructed so that its distance from the road at the line with equation y=1.5 and from a supply depot at f(6,4.5), are the same. Find the equation of the possible locations of P

08/17/19

#### 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...
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Conic Sections Calculus

04/05/19

#### 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

03/14/19

#### 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...
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06/06/18

#### diffrence b/w hper¶ 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...
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Conic Sections

12/11/17

#### 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...
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Conic Sections

12/10/17

#### 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...
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Conic Sections

11/17/17

#### In some places i see a being reserved for x axis and b for y axis, but others uses a for y axis if the ellipse is vertical or the hyperbola opens up and down.

a and b use in ellipse and hyperbola

Conic Sections

10/30/17

#### If the common tangents to the parabola, x^2= 4y and the circle, x^2 + y^2 = 4 intersect at the point P, then what is the distance of P from the origin?

I need the detailed solution.
Plz help

09/30/17

#### 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

05/16/17

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

Need by tonight :(

Conic Sections College Algebra

05/16/17

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

Please needed for tonight 😭

Conic Sections

11/22/16

#### 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

04/13/16

#### 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

03/06/16

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

full explanation please

Conic Sections

02/22/16

#### 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.

05/27/15

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

(y+3)^2/25+(x-2)^2/16=1

#### 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)

#### 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...
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#### 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...
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Conic Sections Circles

03/26/15

#### 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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