Lesson Materials

Lesson 6-5: Conic Sections


The student will be able to identify the conic section in general form and put them in standard form by completing the square.

    Identify the Conic From the Equation!
  1. Click once on a color, then click inside the equation's box to shade it.
      Color the equations:
    • Parabolas - red
    • Circles - blue
    • Ellipses - green
    • Hyperbolas - purple
    Identify the Conic From the Equation!
  1. After you have colored the triangles, drag the menu in the center of the window to "Answer Key" and click the "Load Image" button to see the answer!
  2. Identifying what info is given is crucial to deciding whether to use the Law of Sines or the Law of Cosines!

EDC: This website contains problems and solutions on identifying conics in general form. EDC

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