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#### EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Curriculum

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
A 5-module complete precalculus course begins with young mathematicians exploring linearity, complex number operations as transformation, and the power of the right notation. Module 2 has pupils examining incidence relationships in...
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#### EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Module 3: Rational and Exponential Functions

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
In Module 3, precalculus students review the fundamental theorem of algebra, and then find roots of polynomials and roots of unity using polynomial identities, the binomial theorem, and Pascal’s Triangle. As part of their study of...
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#### Curves from Geometry

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Escape to investigate hyperbolas. Pupils take a look at what happens to the elliptical orbital path of a satellite that exceeds escape velocity as the opener to the eighth lesson plan in a unit of 23. Scholars analyze basic hyperbolas...
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#### Curves from Geometry

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Take a another look at ellipses. The seventh segment in a series of 23 in a Precalculus module continues to investigate the graph and equation of an ellipse from the previous lesson. Scholars investigate the fact that the sum of...
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#### Hyperbolas

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Hyperbolas—practice thinking outside of the box. Pupils alter the end behavior box to create various graphs of hyperbolas. They determine formulas to find the distance from the origin to the foci. Using that information, scholars...
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#### Ellipses: The Ellipse

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Learners explore ellipses by changing the lengths and orientation of the major and minor axis. Using the interactive, they determine the equation of the ellipse and its eccentricity. Given an equation the scholars identify the center,...
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#### Explore the Properties of a Parabola and Practice Writing Its Equation

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
See how writing equations for parabolas is all about distances. Young mathematicians measure distances of line segments drawn on the graph of a parabola. Using the relationships they find in the segments, they write equations for...
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#### Ellipses Centered at the Origin: Lithotripsy

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Investigate ellipses through the lens of medical applications. Pupils use a medical scenario to determine the equation of an ellipse. By using the interactive, learners determine the foci and major and minor axes of the ellipse that...
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#### Definition of a Parabola

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What information defines a parabola? Individuals learn to write the equation of a parabola given the focus and directrix. They attempt several problems of this type to help cement the concept.
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#### A Point and a Line to a Parabola!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
All it takes is one point and one line to find a parabola. Young mathematicians investigate how to find the equation of a parabola given the focus and directrix. Plotting points on a grid with both rectangular and circular overlays helps...
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#### Hyperbolas: Sketching from the Equation

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
In this algebra worksheet, students sketch graphs of hyperbolas after solving equations to standard form and interpreting the center, vertices, foci, axis, asymptotes, and eccentricity from the equation. There are 58 questions.
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#### Worksheet 3 Math 126: Ellipses and Hyperbolas

For Students 9th - 12th
For this ellipses and hyperbolas worksheet, students solve 8 short answer and graphing problems. Students graph ellipses, hyperbolas, and parabolas given an equation. Students identify the foci of an ellipse or hyperbola.
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#### Ellipse

For Students 9th - 12th
In this algebra worksheet, students sketch, solve, and write equations and graphs of ellipses using the foci and vertex. There are 24 questions.
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#### Hyperbola

For Students 7th - 12th
In this Algebra II worksheet, students determine the vertices and foci of a hyperbola, write the equations in standard form, find the asymptotes, and sketch the graphs of hyperbolas.  The one page worksheet contains thirty-one problems. ...
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#### NUMB3RS Activity: Waxing Elliptical

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore ellipses.  In this Algebra II lesson, 11th graders generate an ellipse by folding wax paper.  Students investigate how the distance between foci of an ellipse and the shape of the ellipse are related.
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#### Construction an Eillipse ID: 9980

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore ellipses.  In this Algebra II lesson, 11th graders construct an ellipse using the Ti-nspire handheld and investigate the sum of the distance from a point on an ellipse to its foci.  Students use that information...
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#### Constructing an Ellipse

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of ellipses.  In this ellipses lesson, students construct ellipses on their Ti-Nspire.  Students plot two foci and then construct an ellipse.  Students determine the the semi-major and semi-minor axis of...
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#### Getting in Focus

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of ellipses.  In this ellipses lesson, students are presented with a problem where they must determine the equation of an ellipse given foci in the context of an ambulance route.  Students determine the...
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#### Equations of Ellipses

For Students 11th - 12th
In this writing equations of ellipses worksheet, students solve and complete 26 various types of problems. First, they use the given information to write the standard form equation of each ellipse. Then, students determine the endpoint...
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#### Graphing and Properties of Hyperbolas

For Students 10th - 12th
In this graphing and properties worksheet, students identify the vertices, foci of each hyperbola. They graph hyperbolas. Students identify asymptotes, the length of the transverse axis and the length of the conjugate axis. This...
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#### Drawing Ellipses Lab

For Students 9th - 11th
In this ellipse worksheet, students learn the difference between an orbit and an ellipse. They draw ellipses and calculate the distance between foci, they calculate the length of the major axis and they determine the eccentricity. They...
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#### Conic Sections

For Students 11th - 12th
In this conic sections worksheet, learners solve and complete 17 various types of problems. First, they write the conics in standard form and graph. Then, students determine the equation that best represents each description that...
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#### Hyperbolas

For Students 11th
In this hyperbolas worksheet, 11th graders solve and complete 5 different problems. First, they define hyperbolas and draw a picture of one. Then, students find the coordinates of the vertices and the foci and the equation for the...
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#### Hyperbola

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this hyperbola worksheet, students solve and complete 33 different problems that include identifying various hyperbolas. First, they graph each hyperbola, stating the center, vertices, co-vertices, foci, asymptotes, and latus rectum....