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Conic Sections - Circles and Ellipses Pathway

Conic Sections - Circles and Ellipses Pathway

Which shape is more general, the circle or the ellipse? You may be inclined to answer the circle since you have been working with it since kindergarten, but not so fast. By completing the Conic Sections – Circles and Ellipses pathway you will take an in-depth look at The Ellipse and discover why The Graph of a Circle is considered a special case of an ellipse. We will also study The Standard Equation For An Ellipse so that you will be able to graph any circle or ellipse.

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