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The Conic Sections
A very difficult quiz on a very difficult math topic.
Which of these is not a type of conic section?
In mathematics, what type of conic section would this equation show: x^2+y^2=9?
What type of conic section would this mathematical equation produce: (x^2)/4+(y^2)/9=81?
What type of conic section would this equation yield: (x^2)/9-(y^2)/4=81?
What type of conic section wouyld this yield: y=3x^2-9
In baseball, when a quarterback throws a pass, the ball follows what type of path?
German astronomer Johannes Kepler showed that the planets circle the Sun in this type of path.
What conic section is used to describe electromagnetic waves?
Many microphones use this shape because of its specific properties.
Which of these statements about conic sections is correct?
Every circle is an ellipse.
Every ellipse is a ray.
Every parabola is an ellipse.
Every cone is a parabola.
Only one of these statements about conic sections is correct. Which one?
A line that intersects a circle at exactly one point is called a tangent.
A line that intersects a circle at exactly two points is called a tangent.
If a line intersects a conic section, it will intersect it at least two points.
If a line intersects a conic section then it will intersect the conic section in exactly two points.
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