# Ch 18: Conic Sections Overview

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## Conic Sections Overview - Chapter Summary

If you have been looking for resources to help you better understand conic sections, this overview can help. Fun videos offer an in-depth look at the geometric principles of parabolas, hyperbolas and ellipses. Access these lessons anytime your schedule permits. By the end of this chapter, you will have the knowledge to:

• Identify the three main forms of a quadratic equation
• Write the equation of a parabola, hyperbola and ellipse in standard form
• Identify a conic section by its formulas
• Graph a hyperbola by using the standard equation to find the focus points, vertices and center point
• Define, create and graph ellipses
• Differentiate between standard form equations for conic sections, polar forms and parametric forms

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8 Lessons in Chapter 18: Conic Sections Overview
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