MathsCasts
MathsCasts

Why are circles, ellipses, parabolas and hyperbolas called 'conic sections'? Part 2 (MathsCasts)

11:25 | Mar 7th, 2017

We solve simultaneously the equations of a plane and a cone and show that the intersections are circles, parabolas, ellipses, hyperbolas, straight lines or just the origin.


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