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Conic Sections



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Write the equation mc001-1.jpg in the standard form. State whether the graph of the equation is a parabola, circle, ellipse, or hyperbola. Then graph the equation.
a.
The equation in the standard form is mc001-2.jpg. The graph of the equation is a hyperbola.

mc001-3.jpg
c.
The equation in the standard form is mc001-6.jpg. The graph of the equation is an ellipse.

.
mc001-7.jpg
b.
The equation in the standard form is mc001-4.jpg. The graph of the equation is a circle.

mc001-5.jpg
d.
The equation in the standard form is mc001-8.jpg. The graph of the equation is a parabola.

mc001-9.jpg
 

 2. 

Without writing the equation mc002-1.jpg in the standard form, state whether the graph of this equation is a parabola, circle, ellipse, or hyperbola.
a.
circle
c.
hyperbola
b.
ellipse
d.
parabola
 

 3. 

Without writing the equation mc003-1.jpg in the standard form, state whether the graph of this equation is a parabola, circle, ellipse, or hyperbola.
a.
parabola
c.
hyperbola
b.
ellipse
d.
circle
 

 4. 

Without writing the equation mc004-1.jpg in the standard form, state whether the graph of this equation is a parabola, circle, ellipse, or hyperbola.
a.
parabola
c.
hyperbola
b.
circle
d.
ellipse
 

 5. 

Which describes the graph of mc005-1.jpg?
a.
circle
c.
hyperbola
b.
ellipse
d.
parabola
 

 6. 

When graphed, which equation would produce a parabola?
a.
mc006-1.jpg
c.
mc006-3.jpg
b.
mc006-2.jpg
d.
mc006-4.jpg
 

 7. 

Which could be an equation for this graph?

mc007-1.jpg
a.
mc007-2.jpg
c.
mc007-4.jpg
b.
mc007-3.jpg
d.
mc007-5.jpg
 

 8. 

Which could be the graph of mc008-1.jpg?
a.
mc008-2.jpg
c.
mc008-4.jpg
b.
mc008-3.jpg
d.
mc008-5.jpg
 

 9. 

Without writing the equation mc009-1.jpg in the standard form, state whether the graph of this equation is a parabola, circle, ellipse, or hyperbola.
a.
circle
c.
ellipse
b.
parabola
d.
hyperbola
 



 
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