Worksheet: Identifying Conic Sections
In this worksheet, we will practice converting the general form of conic section equations into any of the standard forms.
Which type of conic is described by the equation ?
- AA parabola
- BA circle
- CAn ellipse
- DA hyperbola
The general equation of a conic has the form .
Which of the following conditions would allow us to conclude that it is an ellipse?
- A and either or
- B, , and
What are the possible values of that make the conic given by the equation a hyperbola?
Consider the conic given by the equation . What is the set of all the possible values of that makes it a parabola?
True or False: Any equation of a conic in which the term is missing is a circle equation.