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Conic Sections in Coordinate Geometry Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If the larger denominator of the standard form of the equation is underneath the y-variable, then the major axis is:

Question 2 2. An ellipse is a shape where the set of all points where the sum of the distances from the foci is:

Question 3 3. The equation of an ellipse is where c2 = a2 - b2. What is a equal to if the length of the major axis is 6?

Question 4 4. What is the shape of a parabola?

Question 5 5. How do we define a parabola using its focus and directrix?

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Question 6 6. Suppose that a parabola has focus point F and directrix y = k. If the distance from F to a point P on the parabola is 7 inches, what is the distance from the point P to the directrix of the parabola?

Question 7 7. A parabola equation is given as y = 3(x - 2)^2 + 5. What are the coordinates of the vertex?

Question 8 8. Each point on the curve of a parabola is _____ to the focus and the directrix.

Question 9 9. When a parabola equation is written as y = -5(x -2)^2 + 6, the form is _____

Question 10 10. How many arcs does a hyperbola have?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following shows a hyperbola that opens up and down?

Question 12 12.

The foci of this hyperbola have the coordinates (h, k + c), (h, k - c)

What is the c value of this hyperbola?

(y - 6)^2/9 - (x - 8)^2/16 = 1

Question 13 13. Which conic section is this?

Question 14 14. Which conic section is this?

Question 15 15. Which is the hyperbola?

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Question 16 16. What is the equation of the ellipse with a center located at (6, 0), an x radius of 2, and a y radius of 4?

Question 17 17. What is the center of this ellipse?

Question 18 18. Which ellipse has a center located at (-1, 5)?

Question 19 19.

How far away is the right side of the ellipse from the center?

(x - 5)^2/9 + (y + 9)^2/16 = 1

Question 20 20.

What is the center of this ellipse?

(x - 3)^2/4 + (y - 1)^2/9 = 1

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Question 21 21. What does h equal in this ellipse?

Question 22 22.

How far away from the center are the foci in this hyperbola?

(y - 5)^2/9 - (x - 3)^2/16 = 1

Question 23 23.

What is the location of the center of this hyperbola?

(x - 3)^2/9 - (y - 4)^2/25 = 1

Question 24 24.

How far away from the center are the vertices in this hyperbola?

(x - 4)^2/9 - (y - 1)^2/25 = 1

Question 25 25. Which of the following statements is true about an ellipse and/or hyperbola?

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Question 26 26. Give the definition of an ellipse in terms of its foci.

Question 27 27. Given that FP + GP is constant for all P on the ellipse shown, which of the following statements is true?

Question 28 28. Foci are:

Question 29 29. Suppose that a parabola has focus F and directrix y = k. The distance from a point, P, on the parabola to the directrix of the parabola is 11 centimeters. How far is it from P to F?

Question 30 30. A specific parabola is written as y = 2x^2 - 3x + 6. This equation is in _____

Conic Sections in Coordinate Geometry Chapter Exam Instructions

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