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Ellipses

Unit 6: Conic Sections
Lesson 6 of 13

Objective: SWBAT find the equation of an ellipse. SWBAT graph an ellipse given an equation in standard or general form SWBAT solve for y in order to use graphing technology.

Big Idea: After learning to write the equation of an ellipse, students design an elliptical pool table that would guarantee that even the worst player can always make a shot.

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Math, completing the square, Precalculus and Calculus, conic sections, ellipse, foci, PreCalculus, Minor Axis, Major Axis, Graphing ellipse, writing eqution of ellipses, Conic
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