# The Hyperbola: Definition, Vertices, Foci & Graphing

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### What is the center of this hyperbola? (x - 9)^2/2 - (y - 4)^2/4 = 1

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### 2. How many arcs does a hyperbola have?

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The hyperbola is one of the four shapes made when a cone is segmented, in other words a hyperbola is the shape of a conic section, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge on graphing equations in a hyperbolic shape. The questions on the quiz will test you on identifying the center of a hyperbola, identifying the vertex of a hyperbola, and identifying the c value and direction of a hyperbola.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

• Identifying the center of a hyperbola
• Identifying the vertex of a hyperbola
• Determining which way a hyperbola opens
• Defining the c value of a hyperbola

## Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information on graphing hyperbolas from the related lesson
• Problem solving - use your acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving hyperbolas
• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding graphing hyperbolas